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amira behbehani’s ‘the cave in realizatioin’

I’m kicking myself for not going to the exhibition in which this piece by Kuwaiti artist Amira Behbehani was displayed. I don’t know, sometimes I just don’t pay enough attention to what’s going on around me. Because when I was flipping through the latest issue of B Journal and exclaimed how I couldn’t believe I […]

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Saturday Gallery Hop

I enjoyed a solitary game of gallery musical chairs this morning (ok one was Wednesday afternoon). I like galleries that open on the weekend because Saturday’s a day I often wonder what to do. So visiting an art gallery is as ideal as it gets.    

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gallery morning sunday

I had a busy morning bouncing from one gallery to another. In all, a friend and I dropped by four exhibitions. Our first stop was the Tareq Boutaihi exhibition at Boushahri Gallery. I didn’t immediately take to Boutaihi’s intimate look at barely clothed women but soon their bodies and expressions won me over. As much […]

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Shadows of Memory|Fa Gallery

Although I went to this exhibition four nights ago, I wasn’t too keen on writing about it. And the reason for not writing bothered me more than the fact that I hadn’t written. As I was washing my dishes wondering why I didn’t even bother to upload the photos I’d taken, I came to a […]

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Without Boundaries|Young Kuwaiti Talents|FA Gallery

I wasn’t planning on visiting this exhibition last night because I knew it would probably be crowded and I wouldn’t fully appreciate the work. But I ended up going. I got in little later than I normally frequent these events, which served my purpose much better than I could have planned it to. Not only […]

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crotches, cats, dervish dancers and a sole penguin|abed el kadiri|identity turbulences

I always enjoy the FA Gallery exhibitions. There’s something about the building itself both on the outside and in which is warm and welcoming. The openings are always a great buzz and more often than not I like the work I see. But this time there was more. Abed El Kadiri’s work moves me. Rare […]

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Please Touch|Cristina Portella|Fa Gallery

We grow up being told not to touch. Even as adults we see the unfriendly ‘Do Not Touch’ sign at museums, stores and even novelty boutiques which tantalize us to touch but order us not to. But last night, visitors to Cristina Portella’s exhibition ‘Please Touch’  at the FA Gallery were not only encouraged to […]

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Sometimes I Think I’m a Photographer|Fatima El Hajj Exhibition at the FA Gallery

I had a very busy morning yesterday. It was one of those mornings you feel were worth getting out of bed and driving around town for. Good company, a big jar of assorted eye candy and a healthy dose of cultural adrenaline. After the car show, I drove to the FA Gallery to see Lebanese […]

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