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ArteEast Interview: Suheyla Takesh

April 2020 The following conversation was produced by ArteEast, a leading New York-based not-for-profit organization founded in 2003 that is dedicated to engaging a growing audience with the contemporary arts from the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) and its diaspora. Through public programming, strategic partnerships, and dynamic online publications, ArteEast is a forum for […]

Taking Shape: Abstraction from the Arab World, 1950s–1980s (Grey Art Gallery, New York University and Hirmer Publishers, 2020) was published in conjunction with the exhibition of the same name. Read the book’s introduction below. Introduction: “No Longer a Horizon, but Infinity,” by Suheyla Takesh, co-curator of the exhibition and curator at the Barjeel Art Foundation. […]

Fred W. McDarrah: Voice of the Village PRIDE: Photographs of Stonewall and Beyond by Fred W. McDarrah Museum of the City of New York 1220 Fifth Avenue Opens June 6, 2019 Click here for more information. Fred W. McDarrah, “Outside the Caffe Borgia, at MacDougal and Bleecker Streets,” 1966. Photo © Estate of Fred W. […]