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An Overview about OBEY

An Overview about OBEY

OBEY is a street brand in the U.S founded by a world-renowned street artist Shepard Fairey in 2001. Fairey created OBEY clothing because he thought fashion was the most effective way in which people identify themselves. OBEY is famous for its simple but dynamic images. The brand also well represents Fairey’s ideology and philosophy by […]

“Into The Light”: a Route From Art to Social Issues

“Into The Light”: a Route From Art to Social Issues

This is a story of art, disabilities, diplomacy, and democracy. A story in which the feeling of guilt is intertwined with the spiritual searching of a soul. An adventure that started in Gwangju, South Korea reached New York in the United States. And this was possible thanks to a partnership between Kim Geun Tae and […]

Looking for needle in Gwangju Biennale’s haystack

Looking for needle in Gwangju Biennale’s haystack

Gwangju Biennale explores border issues in scattergun approach Under the theme “Imagined Borders,” derived from Benedict Anderson’s book “Imagined Communities,” the 2018 Gwangju Biennale deals with imminent issues such as refugees, migration, cold war, divisions and the digital divide. For this year’s Gwangju Biennale, 11 curators organized seven main exhibitions with some 300 works of […]

Paper, Present

Paper, Present

Normalization of digital media brought with it the assumption that print mediums—paper—would soon become obsolete. The popularity of Kindle tablets certainly suggested this, and offline news sources often went unread as there was always the more easily accessible online version.  But for some artists, paper has become more than useful. In place of costly art […]

Chagall in Seoul

Chagall in Seoul

From May 28th to August 18th, the M Contemporary Museum, in Seoul, holds a special exhibition. Chagall is a project that assembles Marc Chagall’s artwork. The exhibition is divided into five different sections: Dreams, Fables, Religion, which includes Bible related artwork, War and Exodus, which combines Chagall’s famous illustrations, The Path of Poetry, a part […]

Looking and Painting through Windows

Looking and Painting through Windows

Born in Beirut, Lebanon, in 1973, Bilal Bassal is an artist currently living and working in Paris. After studying drawing and painting at Arts Fine of Institute in Lebanon, he moved to France. In 2000, he held his first solo exhibition in Beirut. In 2002 he took part at the 12th Space International Print Biennial […]

“Think outside the box, collapse the box, and take a fucking sharp knife to it”: How Artists Describe the World

“Think outside the box, collapse the box, and take a fucking sharp knife to it”: How Artists Describe the World

Back in 2010, when Banksy, an anonymous England-based graffiti artist and film director, visited San Francisco, his work popped up in various neighborhoods. A curator, Brian Greif, had taken off a part of the wall that had Banksy’s graffiti to preserve it; he looked for a museum that accepted the piece and since then, has […]

Why Do Dictators Kill Cartoonists?

Why Do Dictators Kill Cartoonists?

Naji al-Ali was the most significant cartoonist in the Arab world; his works have been published in almost every publication of Arab media, but thirty years ago, he was gunned down on the streets of London—where he had fled to from Kuwait three years earlier upon receiving death threats. The unknown killers were never arrested, […]

17 Bahraini artists unveil their works at British Victoria and Albert Museum

17 Bahraini artists unveil their works at British Victoria and Albert Museum

Under the Patronage of Bahrain’s Ambassador for the United Kingdom His Excellency Shaikh Fawaz bin Mohammed bin Khalifa Al Khalifa, the inaugural BAAB exhibition 2016 kicked off in the heart of London in the presence of RT Hon John Whittingdale, Mr. Fahad Albinali, Deputy Head of Mission and Tamkeen’s Chief Executive Dr. Ebrahim Mohammed Janahi, […]

Beirut Museum of Art reveals official name, BeMa

Beirut Museum of Art reveals official name, BeMa

The name of Lebanon’s newest art institution, Beirut Museum of Art, has revealed its official name. BeMa is spearheaded by The Association for the Promotion and Exhibition of the Arts in Lebanon (APEAL), a non-profit organization dedicated to international quality programs that support art from Lebanon and the global art scene. An international architecture competition […]

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