It is with great excitement that ArteEast shares an Artist Spotlight interview with Mohamed Ben Soltane, whose work is currently part of our special Artist Spotlight Sale on Artsy.net/arteeast. Ben Soltane’s Contre l’Oubli (Hommage à El Mekki) is a mosaic triptych dedicated to the prominent Tunisian painter Hatem El Mekki (1918–2003). All proceeds […]
ArteEast is pleased to announce our new Unpacking the ArteArchive program RADICAL MODERNISMS: RETRACING ARAB AND NORTH AFRICAN HISTORIES a two-part program curated by Peter Limbrick, Professor of Film and Digital Media at UC Santa Cruz and author of Modernism as World Cinema: The Films of Moumen Smihi. This program addresses aesthetic and cultural experiments that […]
Presented in association with ArteEast’s fundraising exhibition Legacy Trilogy: Past, Present, Future. Check out works by Ganzeer and Bassem Yousri in the Legacy Trilogy exhibition on http://www.artsy.net/arteeast Speaker bios: GANZEER: Described as a “chameleon” by Carlo McCormick in the New York Times, Ganzeer operates seamlessly between art, design, and storytelling, creating what he has coined: […]
ArteEast, is pleased to co-sponsor Taking Shape: New Perspectives on Arab Abstraction, A Zoom Webinar Series Co-organized by NYU's Grey Art Gallery and Hagop Kevorkian Center for Near Eastern Studies Session 1: The Barjeel Art Foundation and Taking Shape Thursday, May 28, 12:00 pm EDT Session 2: Arab Abstraction and Arabic Letterforms Thursday, June 4, 6:00 pm EDT Session 3: Modern Art in Algeria and Egypt Thursday, June 18, 6:00 pm EDT
Join us for the next screening in the Arab Film Series online! ArteEast partnered with the Arab American National Museum, the Arab Film and Media Institute, and Cinetopia Film Festival, to bring together a wide range of new and classic films by Arab and Arab American filmmakers. Mark your calendars for May 2nd @ 2pm EDT for the Arab World Shorts Program! RSVP to receive streaming link http://arabamericanmuseum.org/arab-film-series
The symposium Taking Shape: New Perspectives on Arab Abstraction, planned for March 2020 by ArteEast in partnership with NYU’s Hagop Kevorkian Center for Near Eastern Studies and Grey Art Gallery, had to be cancelled due to concerns related to the spread of COVID-19, as the pandemic was just beginning to hit NYC. ArteEast conducted this interview with curator Suheyla Takesh in April 2020.
Tune in for free, exclusive screenings followed by chat talkbacks. RSVP today to receive streaming links by email a few hours before each screening.
ArteEast invites you to join us for a tour of the exhibition "The Power of Two Suns" Led by artist Yto Barrada and curator Omar Berrada Saturday, October 19th 10:30 AM* at LMCC's Arts Center at Governors Island Upper Gallery 110 Andes Rd, New York, NY 10004 *Note: Ferries to Governors Island depart October 19th at 10am or 10:20am from the Battery Maritime Building in Manhattan. This event is free. Limited attendance strictly by ticket.