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butchering schiele

A couple of weeks ago, a friend and I visited the Egon Schiele Radical Nude exhibition at the Courtauld Gallery. One of the ways you can tell I really love a collection is if it makes me want to go home and draw or paint. And this one did. Of course I wouldn’t even dream about […]

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pgb3 perspectives } mohammed alkandari

Every year, a vital part of my PGB exhibitions are my brother Mohammed’s photos and Mohammed himself. He flew in early from Bahrain to be at the exhibition, and that means the world to me. Thanks, Mo.

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a big fat thank you and a whole lotta instagrams!

Well, the show has finally come and gone. I want to thank every single person who helped me with this show whether setting up (Yasmine, Alex, William, Ehsan), taking care of sales (Jana, Yousef, Yasmine), giving me moral support (my family, friends and fellow Intagrammers), getting desperately lost and giving up (Thuraya), wishing me good […]

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an apology

This is an apology to you, my PGB. I feel I have neglected you in the past few weeks. It’s just that I’ve been quite busy with something I feel is a little repetitive, and I don’t want to tire you. And here’s the proof.

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white on black

A few years ago I bought a black sketchbook. I liked the novelty of it but wasn’t sure how I would put it to good use. Yesterday, I finally found a proper purpose for my black sketchbook. On a routine visit to one of my favorite office supply stores, I made a little discovery: white […]

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Ghadah Alkandari|Stories of Eves

Ten days left. Or is it nine? I’m starting to feel a bit of the buzz I usually get a few weeks before any exhibition. The butterflies I usually reserve for opening day. That’s when I can’t sit still and it’s best to avoid me. Cross the bridge for a map to Gallery Tilal.

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Ghadah|Complete & Abridged

I posted this earlier but I’m lucky for having very honest friends who said the previous slideshow was kinda long and boring.

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Name Cards|February 16

Tonight is Jamm’s February 17 charity auction viewing. Whenever there is a major event, and I remember, I like to prepare some name cards to distribute. Today I made a very generous and optimistic ten because I am becoming extremely more picky these days about who I give my number out to.

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