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Robust Selection of Art from the Middle East Featured in The...

BEIRUT.- On July 15, Ayyam Auctions will present its ninth auction, the 2011 session of the Beirut Sale. Held annually at Ayyam Gallery’s Beirut outpost, this forthcoming public auction will showcase a robust selection of contemporary art from the...

British Fashion Designer Vivienne Westwood’s Shoes at the Bowes Museum

COUNTY DURHAM, UK.- This exhibition celebrates the ingenuity and creativity of British fashion designer Vivienne Westwood, focusing on her designs of the ultimate fetish object: the shoe. The exhibition runs from 10 June until 10 July 2011 at the Bowes...

Exhibition at Photo 4 of Giulio Rimondi’s Photographs Tell the Story...

PARIS.- For many years now it has been hard to tell the story of Beirut without lapsing into commonplaces. Giulio Rimondi, a young Italian photographer living and working there, has managed to avoid that risk. His images, accompanied by the verses of t...

Exhibition of Etchings and litographs 1961-1969 by David Hockney at Studio...

MILAN.- Studio Marconi ’65 presents the exhibition David Hockney: Etchings and litographs 1961 -1969. David Hockney is one of Britain’s most distinguished living artists, with fifty years of activity since his first works at the Royal Colleg...

Lebanon Tries to Retain Arabic in Polyglot Culture

BEIRUT (AP).- Maya Sabti's children were born and raised in Lebanon but they speak only broken Arabic and cringe when presented with an Arabic book to read. "I try to get them interested, but I don't blame them that they're not," said Sabti, whose chil...

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