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Donna Levinstone’s Divine Landscapes

Donna Levinstone is an active visual artists that works from her studio in Long Island City. Her pieces are made of pastel and can be described as “Lightscapes”. She is resolved on calling them so because they are mostly representations of vast seascapes caught in moments of divine light. The accuracy and life-like aspect of […]

Exilic Pleasures

Bringing a museum like feel to the gallery world of New York City’s Chelsea, the Leila Heller Gallery has partnered up with curator Rowland Weinstein, to bring back the advent of surrealism in a very specific context. Exilic Pleasures runs from April 27th to June 17th 2017. Weinstein started as a collector. The very first work […]

The Whimsical World of Reza Shafahi

Reza Shafahi is a self-taught artist who began his painterly career at the age of 72, prior to which he trained as a professional wrestler. This journeying into painting began with the encouragement of his son at the age of 72 with the encouragement of his son, Mamali who in 2012 invited his father to […]

Daily Live updates from Venice

Don’t miss  out on the 57th International Art Exhibition, titled VIVA ARTE VIVA! The Exhibition is organized by La Biennale di Venezia and will be opened to the public from Saturday May 13th to Sunday November 26th 2017, at the Giardini and the Arsenale venues.   May 11th   May 10th   May 9th

Mamali Shafahi V [!] R o l l u r g y #Fake news and fake science

Stepping into the sci-fi and futuristic world Mamali Shafahi has created in Tehran’s Moshen gallery, at once confronts the viewer with the paradox of our present moment. The real and the imagined colliding in the aptly titled V [!] R o l l u r g y: #Fake news and fake science, Shafahi brings his […]

Acting Out

Acclaimed American performance artist Carolee Scheeman is awarded this year’s Golden Lion for Lifetime Achievement at the 57th Venice Biennale. Joining an illustrious line of recipients including German painters Frank Auerbach and Sigmar Polke, Yugoslavian performance artist Marina Abramovic, and Malian photographer Malick Sidibe, Scheeman’s accolade is seen by the Biennale as testament to her […]

Copy/Paste

The Exhibition Copy/Paste, curated by Shahram Entekhabi, and taking place at Tarahan Azad Art Gallery, Tehran and CC. art space, Isfahan from April 22nd to July 14th explores the idea of duplication and reproduction within Western and Islamic art. Shahram Entekhabi, Iranian/German curator, asks how the ideas present within Walter Benjamin’s The Work of Art […]

Making Connections

Lebanese designer Charles Kalpakian’s solo exhibition at Joy Mardini Art Gallery demonstrates a sophisticated grasp of colour, form and finish The idea behind the expression “six degrees of separation” is that any two people or objects in the world can always be connected through just half a dozen links in a chain. Lebanese designer Charles […]

In Search of Originality

The Phoenicia Hotel Art Photo Competition encourages photographers to seek unique and innovative visions in a venue steeped in history The second edition of the Phoenicia Hotel Art Photo Competition has now opened, after a successful first edition culminating in March with a glittering reception cocktail and three-week public exhibition. The competition lasts 12 months […]