There’s something eerie and surreal about the flowing, wavy bodies characteristic of early American animation.
Fun w/Fen is a cheeky play on words. While the title of the series by Bahraini artist Mohamad Kanoo directly translates from Arabic to ‘art and art’, it transforms in … Read more
Photographer Ghaleb Cabbabé captures the sadness and magic of Lebanon through his lens.
I saw this brilliant painter’s work on a visit to an art academy in Berlin. In a slightly out of focus range of blues, blacks, greys, and scarce brights, her … Read more
I knew Firas Abu Fakhr and Hamed Sinno from grade school: the cool musician kids from my big brother’s grade. A few years later, they and five other musicians joined … Read more
Souk el Tayeb, Beirut’s renowned fresh food market, has opened up a restaurant. Cleverly named Tawlet (Arabic for Tables), it’s a great place for lovers of spontaneity as monthly guest … Read more
Strangers excite me so much that I draw them. I give them names, or titles, and choose which items of clothing they get to wear. I introduce them to each … Read more
Syrian artist Buthayna Ali creates spaces that both mock and expose the numerous contradictions she is faced with as a woman, an artist, and a Muslim. Within the very context … Read more
Possibly the most accurate Spring song in the history of Spring songs. This tune literally explodes with energy in its rock and roll-ness: with deep baritone vocals, endearingly youthful lyrics, … Read more
Lying in a delicate crack between vulgar and lovely, Jean Rustin’s paintings are incredibly delicate.