Top Destination: From Beirut to NYC | From Syria to Beirut & DXB

I was going to write about art season ending and summer vacation and all that romantic things we usually say to welcome summer. But I erased it all, not that I am against summer-love but I just spent 10 days in craziest city in the Middle East, Istanbul and getting all adrenaline rush! There, I…

Top Destinations: Frieze | JABAL |YCA

Three destinations not to be missed and highly recommended for month of May 2014, three different cities and a main focus to support emerging artists, entities and collectors: Frieze Program in Frieze NYC, JABAL collective exhibition in Beirut and Ayyam Gallery Young Collectors Auction in Dubai. (Cover photo is artwork by Abdulkarim Majdal Beik “Beirut”…

Top Destination: Behind Closed Doors | 50 Years of Printmaking

Firstly, Happy 2014! May it be a blessing year for all Al Mahha readers and their loved ones, and as great as 2013 was for this blog! For January’s Top Destination selections I wanted to feature exhibitions and events that give respect to our motivations, I asked myself the first day of this year: I…

Top Destinations: Retrospective, Sufism, Artistic Researches & Dangerous Amusement

A retrospective of a pioneer yet forgotten Pop Art artist in UK, Sufism artistic studies in Dubai, contemporary chinese art based on intensive researches to Miami and finally a video installation of destructive explosions and weapons from Hungary to Kuwait… My selections of December’s Top Destinations are anything but “seen that before!” AKA boring, I…