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Roxane Lahidji | Alchemist, Artist and Designer of Marble Salts

” In ancient times salt was rare and costly. Yet, since the industrial revolution, it has become so cheap and easily available that we longer recognise its value. Marbled salt questions the value of materials attached to a certain social status, and how they convey a certain social reproduction; but also the material value of […]

Curated By at India Art Fair 2018

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 India Art Fair 2018 to choose a single artwork from their booths and share the story behind it. IAF will be held from 9 to […]

What to see at Arte Fiera 2018

2nd – 5th February 2018, Bologna VIP Preview 1st February 12.00 pm (invitation only) Vernissage 1st February 5.00 pm – 9.00 pm (invitation only) Arte Fiera, Italy’s longest running art fair and the leading national event in terms of sales, has been the fulcrum of the national art market for the last 42 years. The coming […]

Exhibition 2 | Huguette Caland

This January, New York city’s Institute of Arab and Islamic Art presents artist Huguette Caland’s first institutional survey. This retrospective entitled Exhibition 2 highlights four decades of her paintings, drawings, caftans, smocks as well as never before seen works. Born in Beirut in 1931 Caland’s eventful life stems from a highly political family background. She […]

Art Los Angeles Contemporary 2018

Join Art Los Angeles Contemporary 2018 (ALAC) at the opening night of their ninth edition on January 25–28 for drinks and a first look the presentations of their 70+ local and international exhibitors at the Barker Hangar. Art Los Angeles Contemporary is also pleased to present a comprehensive programming series that underscores the fair’s relationship […]

What to see at India Art Fair 2018

India Art Fair, the leading platform to discover modern and contemporary art from South Asia, announces programme highlights for the 2018 edition. Presented in partnership with BMW Group in India, the fair will take place at the NSIC grounds, Okhla Industrial Area, New Delhi, 9–12 February. Under the leadership of new Fair Director, Jagdip Jagpal, […]

Saddam Jumaily | People Are Strange, When You’re a Stranger

Iraqi artist Saddam Jumaily’s latest solo show, which is up at Boushahri Gallery in Kuwait until January 26, takes visitors on a strange journey. Featuring surreal and magical forays into a world ungoverned by everyday rules, What Happens Always provides a window in the artist’s rich imagination. Set in a fantasy world and eschewing the […]

Nostalgia in Colour

American photographer Tina Barney is best-known for her large, colourful, expressive portraits of well-to-do East Coast residents, many of whom are family and friends. While the 72-year-old, New York-based artist has been photographing family and friends for nearly 50 years, she has also shot breathtaking landscapes, mostly of favored New England locales. Now, in an […]

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 […]

Digital Culture Column

Can a virtual gallery space ever replace a physical one? Will people soon be buying art through facial recognition and Apple Pay? In the first of a diary-style online series, Anna Seaman discusses the impact of digital culture with regional galleries. Last year, I moderated a discussion about the impact the internet has had on […]