exhibition review

It’s a bird! It’s a man!

Semaan Khawam wants to redeem himself: he used to hunt birds with his father when he was a child. Now he’s asking for forgiveness — but gives away much more. This multidisciplinary artist could have rescued birds for all I know or written about them — and perhaps he does one or both —  instead… Continue reading It’s a bird! It’s a man!

art fair, exhibition review

From Agial to Daumier and back

  The sculpture-centric Agial booth sought to reevaluate the significance of a sometimes misunderstood, or, underappreciated, art form through experimental works by artists such as Abdulrahman Katanani (pictured), Ziad Abillama, Saloua Raouda Choucair, and Ayman Baalbaki. The project brought to mind this 1857 caricature of the Salon de Paris by Honoré Daumier…