The Eye of Lebanon @ Beirut Art Fair

At the heart of this year’s Beirut Art Fair lay an eye. Curated by Rose Issa, Ourouba: The Eye of Lebanon comprised 70 artworks by 40 artists that looked at the current state of the Arab region as a whole through a Lebanese lens positioned towards the private and public collections of 20 Lebanese collectors. […]

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Dreamers Awake @ White Cube

I become my art, my art becomes me. My art is becoming my heart in my art. My heart is hard to handle, my art is too. I want to overwhelm you. I want to touch your feelings I want to give you tender strength. Feel! Feel the folds; one fold, two folds, expressive precise […]

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Frieze Frame

Frieze week has come to an end and the Regent’s Park fair must leave London for another year. Every year I find that Frieze Masters leaves more of an impact that its better famed sister Frieze. For me the sculptural and installation works this year were most memorable. Among my personal highlights were Hauser and […]

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Losing the Compass @ White Cube

To us westerners, carpets are soft floor furnishings that don’t tend to conjure up much thought. Whilst they make for a more comfortable foundation than tiles or wooden floorboards, most of us wouldn’t even think to stop and admire the ground beneath our feet. Historically, carpets have carried a more artistic status when they have […]

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Today’s Specials @ Pace

In front of the entrance of the Pace gallery in Burlington Gardens is a large menu listing the day’s specials. This doesn’t seem too surprising at first as the area is full of top restaurants and there is an eatery inside the building. However, upon closer inspection, instead of edible dishes, the specials board is […]

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