Month: November 2017

What to see at Design Miami 2017

Design Miami/ is the global forum for design. Each fair brings together the most influential collectors, gallerists, designers, curators, and critics from around the world in celebration of design culture and commerce. Occurring alongside the Art Basel fairs in Miami, Florida, each December and Basel, Switzerland, each June, Design Miami/ has become the premier venue […]

The Art of Moving

Carrying viewers through the most elegant of journeys, the Louis Vuitton Time Capsule Exhibition in Dubai Mall holds true to the brand’s identity, moving visitors through over 160 years of a dedicated exploration in the act of traveling. From his beginning as an emballeur, or expert packer, Louis Vuitton’s close relationship with the contemporary voyageur […]

Contemporary use of collage heralds new season at Cuadro

Launching the season at Cuadro Fine Art Gallery, Dubai International Financial Centre, ‘Seeing the Forest’ brought together works by three artists from different generations and backgrounds with comparable approaches to abstract photography. Camille Zakharia has developed his complex practice of collage and photomontage over a 30-year career since departing his native Lebanon in 1985. His […]

AFAC | 10 Years Later – How to Tell When the Rebels Have Won | Beit Beirut

Curated by Rasha Salti, this group exhibition marks 10 years since the founding of the Arab Fund for Arts and Culture (AFAC), a grant-making institution that has helped to fund over 1000 projects spanning film, photography, music, visual arts, performing arts, literature and cultural research and training. AFAC’s group exhibition at Beit Beirut includes the […]

Alfred Tarazi | ‘Dear Madness…’

Blurring the lines between history and fiction, and memory and imagination, Alfred Tarazi’s latest solo exhibition explores a reality “lived and forgotten”. Featuring characters, scenes, conversations and events that unfurled in “a Lebanon of the mind”, it interrogates the fallibility of memory and the experience of loss. Born in 1980, Tarazi interrogates Lebanon’s history in […]

BREATHE | (2017)

BREATHE | (2017) In Cinemas November 23 VOX Cinemas Director: Andy Serkis Writer: William Nicholson (screenplay) Stars: Diana Rigg, Claire Foy, Andrew Garfield Genres: Biography | Drama | Romance For his directorial debut, Andy Serkis brings to life the inspiring true love story between Robin and Diana Cavendish (Andrew Garfield, Claire Foy), an adventurous couple […]

Tasmeem Fair 2017

The fair  is an intiative peresented by the SAUDI ART COUNCIL headed by HRH princess JAWAHER BINT MAJED ALSAUD. This event is the first of its kind in Saudi Arabia to reinforce the roles of interior designers and architects in the society. It is a platform to allow the designers to showcase their designs to an international […]

Iman Issa’s Heritage Studies

Iman Issa’s Heritage Studies (2015–ongoing) combines a Brancusi like modernism with details from architectural remains, which provides a meditation on heritage broadly. On view at the Hamburger Bahnhof and shortlisted for the Preis der Nationalgalerie, 2017, Issa’s objects act as hybrid figures that in turn question what types of forms we inherit today from the […]

EMERGEAST Auction | Edition 4

EMERGEAST, the first online art gallery for emerging Middle Eastern artists hosted its fourth live art auction in a series of dynamic annual auctions in Dubai. The interactive event took place at Le Cirque, the Ritz-­‐Carlton in Dubai’s DIFC district. The night opened to a thriving reception of 150 guests engaging with artworks followed by […]

Inverting the Orientalist Gaze | Lalla Essaydi

Selections talks to six talented female photographers from the Arab world and Iran whose work spans the gulf between East and West, transcending language and culture to tell universal stories Each of the six women interviewed in this issue deals with this in their own way, some choosing to address the gulf between East and […]