Author: Selections Magazine

Curated By at London Art Fair

Selection being something we specialise in here at Selections, we like to ask those who are best-placed to make choices on our behalf. In this special feature, we ask gallerists at the London Art Fair, which celebrates its 30th anniversary this year, to choose a single artwork from their booths and share the story behind […]

A Work in Progress

The multifaceted Eames Demetrios, director of the Eames Office and grandson of Charles and Ray Eames, visited Dubai mid-November to give a talk at IkonHouse in Al Serkal Avenue on the theme The Value of the Original. He talked to Selections about championing his grandparents’ ideas, designs and philosophy. Anastasia Nysten: Your talk on The […]

Zambian school clinches 2017 Panerai Design Miami/Visionary Award

Collaborative venture in first-time win A collaborative project to construct a school in rural southern Africa has won the 2017 Panerai Design Miami/Visionary Award. The awards, which were established in 2014, recognise individuals who have made a significant contribution to the field of design. Supported by Officine Panerai, which was founded in Florence in 1860 […]

What to see at Art Los Angeles Contemporary

LOS ANGELES–Art Los Angeles Contemporary (ALAC), the International Contemporary Art Fair of the West Coast, returns for its ninth edition at the Barker Hangar in Santa Monica from January 25–28, 2018. The fair offers an unrivaled perspective to the galleries and artists that define Los Angeles’ position in the contemporary art world. As part of […]

Upwardly mobile

The Belgian art historian and curator Michel Dewilde has worked extensively with artists from the Middle East and Central Asia since the early 1990s. Here, he tells Anne Heard about his passion for movement, while sharing his views on commissioned works and art in public spaces You are currently working on the Triennial for visual […]

“When I close my eyes and think of Naples, these are the colours I see…” | Lucia Pica, CHANEL Global Creative Makeup and Colour Designer.

CHANEL Neapolis Spring/Summer 2018 Collection . Naples: sacred and sensual, ancient and modern, immortal and spectacular, historical and alive. For Spring / Summer 2018, Lucia Pica heeds the siren’s call of home to return to the city of her birth anew. Here, Naples’ ever-changing landscape, layered with history, meaning and metaphor, provides the inspiration for […]

The Power of The Pen | Letters from the Past

Ranging from declarations of love and outpourings of grief to observations on sales, or the lack of them, our collection of letters from and to artists offers a rare and fascinating glimpse into the private world of a creative force While artists will always express themselves first and foremost through their work, what they say […]

What to see at London Art Fair 2018

From 17 – 21 January 2018, London Art Fair will return for its 30th anniversary edition. Launching the international art calendar, the Fair offers exceptional modern and contemporary art from leading galleries around the world. Alongside this, it continues to provide insight into the evolving international market through specially curated spaces Art Projects and Photo50, […]

Enemy of the people | Faisal Samra

Multidisciplinary artist Faisal Samra talks to Selections about his decision to revive his Distorted Reality show in Dubai Distorted Reality, the name of your current solo show at Ayyam Gallery, Dubai, sounds familiar… Yes, it’s actually an older project that was first exhibited in 2007 and then travelled around the globe, where it received a […]

The Power of the Pen | Selections issue #43

Ranging from declarations of love and outpourings of grief to observations on sales, or the lack of them, our collection of letters from and to artists offers a rare and fascinating glimpse into the private world of a creative force While artists will always express themselves first and foremost through their work, what they say […]