LEBANON MODERN : «UNEXPECTED TROVE – THE UNSEEN WORKS OF HUSSEIN MADI»

BEIRUT ART FAIR presents the exhibition «Unexpected Trove—The Unseen Works of Hussein Madi» comprising rare paintings by celebrated Lebanese artist Hussein Madi (b. 1938) which will take place within the framework of the Fair, September 18/22. «Unexpected Trove» showcases an exceptional ensemble of47 paintings,  notably Italian landscapes produced between 1964 and 1970 during the artist’s first years in Rome, was assumed lost for almost forty years,…

Black Rock Senegal‘s Official Selection of Artists for First Year

(Featured Image: Eye to Eye by Sonya Clark) Black Rock Senegal today announced the official selection of artists for the inaugural year of its artist-in-residence program developed by Kehinde Wiley. Between August 2019 and April 2020, Black Rock will host 16 international, multi-disciplinary artists to live and work in Dakar, Senegal, on the Westernmost point of continental…

Carbon 12 Gallery at Chicago Invitational 2019

With a diverse array of artists, Carbon 12 is proud to present works by Amba Sayal-Bennett, Bernhard Buhmann, Amir Khojasteh, Sara Rahbar and Anahita Razmi for the 2019 edition of Chicago Invitational from September 18 to 21, 2019. German-Iranian Anahita Razmi subverts ideals through national, cultural and artistic appropriation of her Iranian cultural heritage, as well as…

Beirut Art Fair Announces Selected Galleries For it’s 10th Edition

BEIRUT ART FAIR is proud to announce the first wave of participating galleries for its 10-year anniversary edition, taking place September 18/22 at the Seaside Arena in the Lebanese capital. The Fair commits to its role of international cultural incubator, in the perspective of discovering emerging artists and rediscovering historical ones. This first selection includes 30 distinguished Lebanese and…

Zineb Sedira’s NOW at the National Galleries of Scotland

NOW Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art (Modern One), Edinburgh, Scotland | 1 June – 22 September, 2019 Zineb Sedira participates in the fifth installment of the group exhibition NOW, a dynamic three-year programme of exhibitions at the National Galleries of Scotland. Zineb uses photography, film and installations to explore language, memory and history. In NOW, Zineb exhibits a…

Philip Pearlstein’s At 95

Galerie Templon (Paris, France) invites you to Philip Pearlstein’s solo exhibition At 95 from May 25 to July 20, 2019. ‘I meant to create strong aggressive paintings that would compete with the best of abstraction.’ So speaks one of the great masters of American figurative painting, Philip Pearlstein, who is choosing to celebrate his 95th…

Melvin Edwards: Museum of Art and Design at Miami Dade College

Melvin Edwards Where the Oceans Meet May 25 – September 29, 2019   Alexander Gray Associates is pleased to announce Where the Oceans Meet, which includes Melvin Edwards’ Believe the Memory (1991), Prepaid Logic (1992), and Fin de siècle (2000), at the Museum of Art and Design at Miami Dade College, Miami, FL. The exhibition is curated by Hans Ulrich Obrist, Asad Raza, Gabriela…

Nahid Aryan’s The Wonders of Creation

Etemad Gallery (Tehran, Iran) invites you to the solo exhibition The Wonders of Creation by Nihar Aryan on May 31. The exhibition is running until June 18, 2019. Artist’s Statement:

Open Call to Enjoy Tranquility and Creativity in Ofok Sanctuary

Open call Artist in residence in Ofok Sanctuary by Ward Culture and Art Center in Cairo, Egypt. Duration: 10-14 days from June 10, 2019. There are visits to both Cairo and Alexandria during the residency. Project: Ofok is an agricultural residential community on 600 acres, artists, musicians and many different fields lives in the area….

After a 10 Years Hiatus… Cairo Biennale Returns

After a 10-year hiatus, the Cairo International Biennale of Art returns in its 13th iteration with the theme EYES EAST BOUND and 80 artists participating.Opening ceremony, Monday 10th of June; the exhibition will run until 10 August 2019. Since its inception in 1984, the Cairo Biennale has been considered one of the most important cultural events in…

Luchita Hurtado’s I Live I Die I Will Be Reborn

The Serpentine (London) presents the first UK solo exhibition of works by Luchita Hurtado (b.1920, Maiqueti?a, Venezuela) on May 23 until October 20. The exhibition ‘I LIVE I DIE I WILL BE REBORN’ will trace the trajectory of Hurtado’s expansive, 80-year career and reveal the scale, experimentation and playfulness of her impressive oeuvre. At the…

About Face: Stonewall, Revolt and New Queer Art

Alexander Gray Associates is pleased to annouce Harmony Hammond’s inclusion in About Face: Stonewall, Revolt and New Queer Art at Wrightwood 659, Chicago on May 22 until August 6, 2019. The exhibition is curated by Jonathan David Katz, PhD. About Face: Stonewall, Revolt and New Queer Art takes as its point of departure Allen Ginsberg’s description of the…

Elizabeth Neel’s Nightjars and Allies

Pilar Corrias (London) is pleased to present Nightjars and Allies, the fourth solo exhibition by American artist Elizabeth Neel. The exhibition features new paintings on canvas that continue to foreground Neel’s reflections on our surrounding physical landscape as well as the inner landscape of the mind. Her new large-scale gestural paintings are built up through layers…

Leonora Carrington’s The Story of the Last Egg

Gallery Wendi Noris (New York, USA) invites you to the opening of Leonora Carrington solo exhibition ‘The Story of the Last Egg’ on Thursday, May 23. On view until June 29, 2019. Leonora Carrington: The Story of the Last Egg opens May 23 in New York, marking Gallery Wendi Norris’ third solo show for the artist. The exhibition…

Amir Khosateh’s The Gloomiest Sunset In The World

Carbon 12 (Dubai, UAE) invites you to Amir Khosateh’s The Gloomiest Sunset In The World exhibition. Currently on view until September 1, 2019. It’s a Neo-expressionist trip that Iranian Amir Khojaesteh’s newest series The Gloomiest Sunset in the World takes viewers on—an ominously tinted journey through thick layers of gestural paint strokes that reference Georg Baselitz, Willem…

Double Vision at Leila Heller

Leila Heller is pleased to present the opening of her new show, titled DOUBLE VISION, curated by Jane Holzer. DOUBLE VISION features a collection of artworks by world-renowned and established artists exhibited as juxtapositions to one another in a display of doubles, or paired, works.   Considered, ‘the girl who reigned 1964’ by Tom Wolf when she was…

Shahram Karimi | I Left Myself Somewhere

Etemad Gallery (Tehran, Iran) invites you to the opening of Shahram Karimi solo exhibition on Friday, May 17. The exhibition continues until June 11, 2019. About the Artist Born in 1957, Iran, Shahram Karimi grew up in Shiraz. He is a self made artist who has been successful both in his own country and in the…

Bassam Geitani – “Nature Nature 1991 – 2019”

Bassam Geitani – “Nature Nature 1991 – 2019” at Galerie Janine Rubeiz (Beirut, Lebanon) on Wednesday, May 22. Show continues until June 22, 2019. About the Artist About the artist   Bassam Geitani was born in Lebanon in 1962 where he lives and works, after having lived in Paris for more than a decade. He holds…