“The Portrait is an Address”: Egyptian artist Hassan Khan at Beirut Art Center

Artist and musician Hassan Khan’s first solo exhibition in Beirut, entitled “The Portrait is an Address” and held at the Beirut Art Center until 13 November 2016, focuses on a central aspect of his practice: the portrait.

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Asia’s “Art Cities of the Future”: Where are the region’s emerging art hubs?

The recently released Phaidon book Art Cities of the Future: 21st Century Avant-Gardes highlights twelve art cities of the future with unique avant-garde scenes, five of which are Asian.

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Beirut finally has a permanent, non-commercial arts centre

 ART SPACE LEBANON   The Lebanese capital hosts one of the most vibrant and celebrated contemporary art scenes in the Middle East, reports Kaelen Wilson-Goldie in an article for The National. L’Agenda Culturel, Beirut’s biweekly listings guide to cultural happenings … Continue reading