In the early 1990s Geert and Carla Verbeke began art collecting. After an initial interest in abstract art, the collection was reoriented into collages and assemblages of mainly Belgian artists. In recent years the collection was expanded to include contemporary art and bio art – living art. The core of the private collection consists of […]
For the exhibition, the artists present a complex exhibition that will bring together various media: photography, text, sculpture, installation and sound, related to the concept of man’s expulsion from paradise in the beginning of existence and the beginning from that time of the pursuit of happiness and fortune. Paradise Lost, an epic written by John […]
The Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA) presents Gifts of the Sultan: The Arts of Giving at the Islamic Courts, a major international loan exhibition, which explores Islamic art through the universal tradition of gift giving. Many of the most spectacular and historically significant examples of Islamic art can be classified as gifts, a […]
PALAZZO ZENOBIO, VENICE Under the auspices of the Cultural Council of UPM (Union pour la Méditerranée), during the Venice Biennale 54th edition, ART for The World is organizing at the piano nobile (first floor) of the XVIIth century baroque Palazzo Zenobio (former Armenian College), located between San Basilio/Zattere and Campo Santa Margherita, an international show […]
The 2011 Sharjah Biennial will feature Photographic works by artist Ziad Antar from Expired project.
SHARJAH ART FOUNDATION The Sharjah Art Foundation is pround to be showing Ziad Antars Residency project, Coastline. Coastline is a photography project that will document the entire perimeter of the UAE’s coastline. It is an investigation into the social history and political economy of the UAE, but also of its visions into the future. From […]
The Center for Palestine Studies at Columbia University will host a film festival from 2 – 6 February 2011 that will celebrate the launch of the Dreams of a Nation Palestinian film archive. The film festival will launch with the New York premiere of Pomegranates and Myrrh, a film by Najwa Najjar, and include feature […]
Il s’appelle Nidhal Chamekh et c’est un jeune peintre tunisien de 25 ans. Installé en France, depuis deux ans, pour des études doctorales, voilà qu’il commence, déjà, à s’imposer dans la ville des lumières, Paris.
Live Cinema/In the Round: Contemporary Art from the East Mediterranean Philadelphia Museum of Art is now showing Live Cinema/In the Round which features the works of Ziad Antar, Inci Eviner, Gülsün Karamustafa, Hassan Khan, Maha Maamoun, and Christodoulos Panayiotou, six artists from the Eastern Mediterranean who, in varying ways, explore how the moving image informs […]