ArteNews & Events

  • ArteEast Opportunity: Artistic Director Position
    ArteEast Opportunity: Artistic Director Position

    Posted: Jul 29, 2017

    ArteEast is pleased to announce a search for an Artistic Director to help lead our grassroots, but wide-reaching efforts to promote the artists and contemporary arts of the Middle East. We are seeking an energetic, part-time Artistic Director to lead the organization into a new phase of public outreach and growth. This is a high-profile […]

  • ArteEast Exclusive Interview: Osmancan Yerebakan Interviews Sumeshwar Sharma
    ArteEast Exclusive Interview: Osmancan Yerebakan Interviews Sumeshwar Sharma

    Posted: Apr 05, 2017

    In February, Aicon Gallery opened its doors for Seed for History and Form—Tebhaga, a group exhibition organized by Sumesh Sharma, presenting works by a roster of international artists. The exhibition includes works by Amadou Badiane, Richard Bartholomew, Jyoti Bhatt, Biren De, Haren Das, Aurélien Froment, Laxma Goud, Somnath Hore, M. F. Husain, Mohammad Omar Khalil, Rachid […]

  • Trump’s travel ban denounced by curators and artists
    Trump’s travel ban denounced by curators and artists

    Posted: Feb 24, 2017

      Institutional leaders say such restrictions would have grave consequences on exhibitions, research and the future of cultural exchange Artists, curators and leaders of top US museums are anxiously awaiting President Trump’s revised executive order on immigration—and they are prepared to vigorously protest against the new administration’s isolationist policies. The latest order, which was being […]

  • ArteHub: Artist Talk with Rashwan Abdelbaki
    ArteHub: Artist Talk with Rashwan Abdelbaki

    Posted: Feb 22, 2017

    Join us Thursday, March 2nd at the Metropolitan College of New York for a talk with ArteEast Artist-in-Resident Rushwan Abdelbaki.

  • ArteEast Sponsored Artist Alumni Dalia Baassiri and Lara Tabet selected to feature at the Lebanese Foundation for the National Library
    ArteEast Sponsored Artist Alumni Dalia Baassiri and Lara Tabet selected to feature at the Lebanese Foundation for the National Library

    Posted: Oct 25, 2016

    ArteEast congratulates our residency alumni Dalia Baassiri and Lara Tabet for being among the artists whose work will be shown at the Lebanese Foundation for the National Library! In a collaboration with Galerie Janine Rubeiz, the Foundation presents "Bitasarrof", an exhibition that gathers the work of 55 renowned Lebanese artists, launching Saturday, October 15th and on display through Sunday, November 13th.

  • ArteEast-Sponsored Artist-in-Residence Özgür Demirci named Recipient of 2016 Odeabank O’Art Prize
    ArteEast-Sponsored Artist-in-Residence Özgür Demirci named Recipient of 2016 Odeabank O’Art Prize

    Posted: Sep 27, 2016

    ArteEast is pleased to announce that our Summer 2016 sponsored Artist-in-Residence Özgür Demirci has been named as the winner of Odeabank’s O'art Art Prize for 2016. Odeabank, a subsidiary of Lebanon’s Bank Audi, established the prize as part of its mission to support the work of outstanding young artists.

  • A Brief History of ArteEast’s Quarterly Magazine; Mirene Arsanios Interviews Rasha Salti
    A Brief History of ArteEast’s Quarterly Magazine; Mirene Arsanios Interviews Rasha Salti

    Posted: Sep 3, 2016

    ArteEast Managing Editor Mirene Arsanios interviews writer, curator and former ArteEast Artistic Director Rasha Salti about the Quarterly Magazine and its history

  • ArteEast Exclusive Interview with Artist Dia Batal
    ArteEast Exclusive Interview with Artist Dia Batal

    Posted: Jun 29, 2016

    Dia Batal has developed a multidisciplinary approach, creating context specific work, mostly designed for physical interaction. This style harmoniously brings the art of calligraphy, the functionality of design and the meaning of words with the use and form of the Arabic language.

  • ArteEast Announces 2016 Residency Unlimited and Sculpture Space Artists in Residence
    ArteEast Announces 2016 Residency Unlimited and Sculpture Space Artists in Residence

    Posted: May 18, 2016

    ArteEast, in partnership with Residency Unlimited and Sculpture Space, is pleased to announce Dalia Baasiri and Özgür Demirci as Summer 2016 Artists-in-Residence. Dalia Baasiri is a Lebanese visual artist and graphic designer and Özgür Demirci is a Turkish multidisciplinary visual artist.

  • ArteEast announces Art Omi 2016 Residents!
    ArteEast announces Art Omi 2016 Residents!

    Posted: Apr 22, 2016

    ArteEast, in partnership with Art Omi International, is pleased to announce Bassem Yousri and Lara Tabet as the two recipients of the 2016 ArteEast Artists Residency at the Art Omi International Arts Center in Ghent, NY. This joint residency initiative began in 2011 supporting MENA artists in order to encourage and bolster a global arts exchange.

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