ARTnews features Yui Kugimiya's current exhibition at the gallery, Robot Open Sesame, as a part of their Pictures at an Exhibition, which presents images of one notable show every weekday.
ARTnews features Yui Kugimiya's current exhibition at the gallery, Robot Open Sesame, as a part of their Pictures at an Exhibition, which presents images of one notable show every weekday.
Artnet announces the participating galleries for the 2017 edition of the 1:54 Contemporary African Art Fair in New York, which includes Taymour Grahne Gallery as well as galleries from Africa and Europe.
Lamia Joreige's After the River will open on February 1, 2017 at the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study at Harvard University, in conjunction with her fellowship at the university.
"In this exhibition, visual artist and filmmaker Lamia Joreige uncovers the different facets of Nahr Beirut (Beirut River) with its recent and rapid transformations from dumping ground to a place scheduled for ambitious development. After the River invites reflection on the interwoven narratives of the river, its surroundings, and the people who live and work around it."
Hassan Hajjaj talks with Dazed about his move from Morocco to London, his choice of subjects, his wide range of influences, and what's coming next for him.
Hassan Hajjaj is a part of Third Space /shifting conversations about contemporary art, an upcoming exhibition at the Birmingham Museum of Art curated by Wassan Al-Khudhairi, Hugh Kaul Curator of Modern and Contemporary Art. Opening reception will be January 27, 2017.
The British Council for Visual Arts has created a video series featuring Lamia Joreige discussing her work Under-Writing Beirut in celebration of her being shortlisted for the Artes Mundi prize.
Lamia Joreige discusses her multimedia installations Under Writing Beirut – Mathaf (Museum) and Under Writing Beirut – Nahr (the River) on view at Chapter (Cardiff) with ArtReview following being shortlisted for the Artes Mundi 7 prize.
Blouin Artinfo highlights Matthew F Fisher's Observable Universe opening at the gallery on January 18th.
Yui Kugimiya's Robot Open Sesame highlighted in Blouin Artinfo.
John Dilg Natural Memory reviewed by John Yau in Hyperallergic.
"This is what Dilg does so well and, in some profound sense, modestly: he brings together every sort of precedent to make something that is uniquely his. He arrives at questions for which he has no answers, but he does not turn away. Like the man standing on the rock, he gazes at the moon, at once lifeless and glowing."
Hassan Hajjaj featured in No Commission Art Fair in London.
Taymour Grahne Gallery is proud to announce that Daniele Genadry and Lamia Joreige have been invited to participate in the 13th Sharjah Biennial from March 10th to June 17th, 2017.
Nadia Ayari's work featured in Purple Diary's Highlights from Untitled art Fair 2016, Miami.
Taymour Grahne Gallery's solo booth featuring Nadia Ayari has been selected as one of the 13 best booths at Untitled 2016 by Artsy.
Nadia Ayari discusses her solo booth with Taymour Grahne Gallery at Untitled Miami with Vogue Arabia.
Bling Bling Baby, a group exhibition featuring Hassan Hajjaj at NRW-Forum, aims to explore the emergence of bold kitsch in contemporary photography. Focusing on the narrative throughout generations of artists, Bling Bling Baby seeks to examine the evolution of the genre using each artists’ unique contribution as a looking glass.
Scott Indrisek interviews Ryan Schneider about his most recent work in Mojave Pictures on view at the gallery until December 21, 2016.
"The imagery in my paintings comes from the natural world, the one that we inhabit. But they end up looking like something "beyond the veil," on the other side."
Clash Magazine announces that Hassan Hajjaj will be reviving his R.A.P Streetwear Brand this fall.
“A streetwear brand before streetwear brands were commonplace, R.A.P was an early champion for diversity, merging fashion, music and art. Now, two decades after it shuttered, Real Artistic People is marking its return with a 12-piece collection and a stint at Dubai’s forthcoming Sole DWB festival.”
Mixmag discusses Hassan Hajjaj's re-launch of R.A.P Streetwear label at Sole DXB. Reflecting the bleak political times of 1980’s London, R.A.P was a brand marked by defiance. Hajjaj looked to past and present times as he showcases twelve unisex pieces comprising of six re-worked archive pieces as well as six new designs inspired by cultural movements of today’s NYC and London.
As a part of Artes Mundi 7, Chapter Artes Centre will be hosting a screening of Lamia Joreige's video, And the living is easy. This video takes place in Beirut, 2011, the city remains strangely quiet, in a state of expectancy, while the region is in great turmoil. Through five characters, mainly non-professional actors, Lamia Joreige creates a unique portrayal of her native town, where each one expresses his/her deep attachment to Beirut and inability to live there.
Nadia Ayari as well as Carrie Mae Weems, Matthew Weinstein, Marilyn Minter, Hans Haacke, Nancy Chunn, and Vitaly Komar discuss political art with Artforum.
Artlyst highlights the Artes Mundi 7 Prize and Exhibitions at the National Museum Cardiff and Chapter Gallery.
The Independent praises Artes Mundi 7 for its superior candidates and meaningful contribution to contemporary art, including Lamia Joreige and her focus on her war-torn home county of Lebanon. In her multi-media piece, Joreige includes photos of a damaged mosaic, literally calling attention to causalities of violence.
Hassan Hajjaj named in True Africa’s list of 20 African photographers you've probably never head about (and you really should!).
Mimesis, Expression, Construction, a group exhibition featuring Daniele Genadry, at the American University of Beirut's Rose and Shaheen Saleeby Museum brings together Arab artists both past and present to explore the progression of Arab art.
Lamia Joreige has been named as one of six international contemporary artists for Artes Mundi 7, the United Kingdom's most prestigious biennial art prize. In the coinciding exhibition at the National Museum Cardiff & Chapter Arts Centre, Cardiff, Wales, Joreige presents two multimedia installations including Under-Writing Beirut - Nahr and Under-Writing Beirut - Mathaf.
BBC News comments on the six international artists on the Artes Mundi shortlist including Lamia Joreige who are providing thoughtful and urgent commentary on the state of our times.
Lamia Joreige's solo presentation at the Musée Nicéphore Niépce features the installation And the living is easy - Variations on a film, which interrogates the fabrication of Joreige's feature film, And the living is easy (2014), and the possible forms it creates.
Hassan Hajjaj's upcoming exhibtion, Suite 280, at La Mamounia, Marrakech, featured in The Huffington Post. The exhibition opens October 27th.
Hassan Hajjaj presents his documentary A Day In The Life of Karima: A Henna Girl, at Matatu's Festival of Stories. Hajjaj met Karima during his stereotype-shattering photography series Kesh Angels which depicts the girl biker gangs of Marakesh. Karima is a mother, wife, artist, henna artist and local icon.
Bruno Pacheco's Sunday highlighted in Whitewall Magazine's article Opening Fall Gallery Season in New York.
"Bruno Pacheco’s show at Taymour Grahne Gallery (on view through October 19) in Tribeca is a beautiful reminder of what the simplicity of work on paper can offer. Pacheco paints using soft pinks and yellows to create a composition of neutrality."
Hassan Hajjaj has been invited to be a part of Zak Ové's VIP talk at 1:54 Contemporary African Art Fair 2016 in London in conjuction with Zak's Ové's Installation Black and Blue: The Invisible Man and the Masque of Blackness at Somerset House. The panel will be led by Franklin Sirmans, Director, of Perez Art Museum Miami.
Maia Cruz Palileo is part of On Knowing Unknowing: A Material Narrative, a group exhibition at Ortega y Gasset Projects. The exhibition explores the gap between acquired knowledge and intuition. Palileo's paintings reflect the oral history of her family's arrival in the United States from the Philippines intertwined with the subject matter, blurring the line between fact and fiction.
BBC News reviews the Photographers' Gallery Made You Look: Dandyism and Black Masculinity.
"A photography exhibition explores how black men have historically used fashion as a political statement, to subvert western stereotypes of black masculinity."
Hector Arce-Espasas selected by Artnet News as one of the "10 Exceptional Millennial Artists to Watch in 2016."
The Art of Discovery: A Multidisciplinary Group Exhibition of 2016–2017 Radcliffe Institute Fellows, in the Johnson-Kulukundis Family Gallery in Byerly Hall at the Radcliffe Institute, Harvard University.
Well Traveled, a group exhibition at Rush Philanthropic Arts Foundation's Corridor Gallery in Brooklyn featuring Maia Cruz Palileo. The exhibition includes works from Fracine K. Affourtit, Flavia Berindoague, Cecile Chong, Raffaele De Vivo, Scott Greenfield, Candy Heiland, Nene Humphrey, Maira Kalman, Ashley-Simone McKenzie, David McQueen, Jessica Segall and James Van Der Zee.
Made You Look: Dandyism and Black Masculinity at The Photographers' Gallery featuring Hassan Hajjaj's work selected in Artforum's London Critics' Picks.
Ryan Schneider discusses his current work and upcoming solo exhibiton at Taymour Grahne Gallery in Frontrunner Magazine.
"Conveying the mystery of both the natural and the human world that appears in the desert, Schneider’s paintings are visibly influenced by this new landscape. Whether owls in flowering trees, snakes, cactuses or other creatures, Schneider renders both the flora and the fauna of Joshua Tree."
Hassan Hajjaj's works are featured in a group show curated by Ekow Eshun, former Director of London’s ICA. Made You Look: Dandyism and Black Masculinity features portraits and street photography exploring black masculinity through the lens of a dandy-esque persona.
In the exhibit Made You Look: Dandyism and Black Masculinity, curator Ekow Eshun focuses on the history of dandyism -- from Mali's sharp-looking party goers, to the sartorial rock stars envisioned by photographer Hassan Hajjaj.
Hassan Hajjaj is a part of Made You Look a group exhibition at The Photographers' Gallery in London, UK. The exhibtion opens July 15, 2016.
"Made You Look explores dandyism as radical personal politics, a willed flamboyance that flies in the face of conventional constructions of the black masculine."
Christie's Education presents, "Panel discussion: Looking to Africa: Cultural Patronage and Artistic Legacy," on July 4th from 3:35 - 5:15PM as part of Christie's Education Conference 2016: Creating Markets, Collecting Art.
The panel will include contributions from Hassan Hajjaj (Artist) , Zoe Whiteley (Curator, Contemporary British Art at Tate Britain and Curator, International art at the Tate Modern), Touria El Glaoui (Founding Director, 1:54 Contemporary African Art Fair), and Maria Varnava (Director, Tiwani Contemporary, London). The panel will be convened by Koyo Kouoh (RAW Material Company, Dakar).
Hassan Hajjaj presents a solo exhibition at Colette featuring a new series of colorful portraits. The exhibition opens July 4, 2016.
Taymour Grahne Gallery is listed in Blouin Modern Painter's 2016 list of "500 Best Galleries Worldwide."
Canvas Magazine features "A Verdant Summer" in their special issue: Art Destinations Summer 2016 for New York City.
Artnet News includes Taymour Grahne Gallery's A Verdant Summer as part of the "9 Must-See Summer 2016 Group Gallery Shows."
Ryan Steadman of the New York Observer includes A Verdant Summer as "10 Things to Do In New York's Art World Before July 1."
"An array of masterful artworks by a group of spectacular mid-career artists. Whitney Bedford, Holly Coulis and Hannah Whitaker are just a few of the names that will be bringing the heat for this exhibit."
Hassan Hajjaj's Ilham (2000) is part of the upcoming exhibition Making & Unmaking: An exhibition curated by Duro Olowu including painting, sculpture, photography and video that inspire Olowu’s rich and eclectic approach to pattern and textiles.
The Memphis Brooks Museum of Art will host Hassan Hajjaj: My Rock Stars from May 26 - September 4, 2016. Organized by the Newark Museum, the solo exhibition includes the video installation My Rock Stars Experimental, Volume 1, a related series of photographs and a site specific salon installation.
The Huffington Post features Héctor Arce-Espasas' solo exhibition, "Bread and Cicuses" on view through June 22nd.
Congratulations to Lamia Joreige for being one of the appointed fellows at Radcliffe Institute for advanced studies at Harvard University.
Hassan Hajjaj is part of the first major UK exhibition dedicated to contemporary African fashion at Brighton Museum & Art Gallery. The exhibition opens April 20, 2016.
Lamia Joreige's two films from her Objects of War series (Part Two 2003 and Part Six 2014) will be featured in her upcoming solo exhibition at TSB Bank Wallace Arts Centre. These works explore memory through individual testimony, in which war-time stories are retold with reference to a nominated object that became dear to each individual during the course of the War.
Yasaman Alipour of The Brooklyn Rail reviews Nicky Nodjoumi's recent solo exhibition.
"Inside the anti-iconic culture of his native Iran, Nodjoumi’s practice is daring and bold because of his figurative approach; abroad, he is recognized as the Iranian counterpart of contemporary artists contemplating Social Realism. Whether it is read through Iran’s complex history or from a global humanistic perspective, Nodjoumi’s work evokes the abyss of modern socio-politics."
Daniele Genadry's first museum solo exhibition, The Fall, opens on February 11, 2016 at the recently inaugurated Sursock Museum in Beirut. Additionally, an artist talk will take place on Thursday, February 25th from 7:00 - 8:30PM.
As the second of a two-part program, Islamic Art Now, Part 2 features approximately 31 works by artists from Iran, the Arab world, Turkey, Azerbaijan, and Northwest Africa, featuring the first major installations of LACMA’s collection of contemporary art of the Middle East, including work by Hassan Hajjaj.
Holland Cotter of the New York Times reviews Zineb Sedira's "Present Tense."
Tanja M. Laden of Vice reviews Hajjaj's exhibition at the Worcester Art Museum, "Hassan Hajjaj: My Rock Stars is a colorful, confounding, but nonetheless stunning effort by the eponymous "Andy Warhol of Marrakech," an artist whose visual confluence of east and west invariably brings out the best of both."
Blouin ArtInfo names Lamia Joreige's "Records for Uncertain Times" as one of their "Best Gallery Shows of 2015."
The Boston Globe reviews Hassan Hajjaj's current solo exhibition, Hassan Hajjaj: My Rock Stars on view at the Worcester Art Museum through March 6, 2016.
Nadia Ayari's The Fence (2007), previously acquired by the Barjeel Art Foundation is part of the Maraya Art Centre's upcoming exhibition, "Walls and Margins." The group exhibition tackles the affects and consequences of barriers and aims to highlight these many dividing systems as conscious human constructs.
Hassan Hajjaj's L.V. Posses (2000) will travel to the Guggenheim Bilabo as part of the ongoing exhibition, Making Africa - A Continent of Contemporary Design.
Artsy contributor, Kate Haveles writes on Radamés 'Juni' Figueroa's solo exhibition at the gallery.
Hassan Hajjaj's recent exhibition organized by the Newark Museum, "My Rock Stars" will travel to Worcester Art Museum opening November 7th, 2015.
Taymour Grahne Gallery is proud to announce Lamia Joreige has been selected for the seventh edition of the United Kingdom's most prestigious biennial art prize, Artes Mundi 7. The winner of the award will be announced in January 2017.
Artnet News lists Taymour Grahne as part of their 14 Young Power Players Set to Become the New Art World Aristocracy.
Taymour Grahne Gallery is listed in Blouin Modern Painter's 2015 list of "500 Best Galleries Worldwide."
Apollo Magazine features Taymour Grahne for 2015's "40 Under 40 USA."
In celebration of the museum's 10th anniversary the Nasher Museum presents Reality of My Surroundings. The exhibition demonstrates the museum's ongoing commitment to collecting work by global artists, particularly emphasizing artists of African descent. Hassan Hajjaj's Nisrin will be part of the exhibition.
Bansie Vasvani reviews Formal Relations, "each exhibited work’s minimalist sensibility, geometric attributes and architectural lines carve new arenas of visual space that point to spheres of comfort and sustenance. "
Lamia Joreige’s and the living is easy 2014 film will air for the first time at the 2015 international film competition of Marseille’s film festival - FID Marseille. The film was produced by Les Films D’Ici in France with the support of Taymour Grahne Gallery, New York.
As part of Art Basel's 2015 film program, Hassan Hajjaj's first feature film 'Karima: A Day in the Life of a Henna Girl,' is making its European debut on Wednesday, June 17th, at 8:30pm followed by a Q&A with the artist.
Hassan Hajjaj's first feature-length film, Karima: A Day in the Life of a Henna Girl, premieres at LACMA on May 13th at 6:30 pm. The film will play in the museum's Bing Theater.
Holland Cotter of the New York Times reviews 'A Curious Blindess' at Wallach Art Gallery, Columbia University. The exhibition is on view through June 13.
British Airways' in flight magazine, High Life, features Hassan Hajjaj's 'Kesh Angels in their May issue.
Karenna Insanally interviews Hassan Hajjaj on his upcoming documentary film, 'Karima: A Day in the Life of a Henna Girl' premeiering at LACMA, on May 13th.
India Stoughton of Canvas Magazine speaks with Lamia Joreige on her recent projects and exhibition at Taymour Grahne Gallery.
My Rock Stars, Experimental, Volume 1 (2012) is featured in a curious blindness at Columbia University's Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Art Gallery in New York. Comprised of the works of 18 emerging and established artists of diverse backgrounds, the exhibition engages with the complex themes of race and identity politics.
Hajjaj's Iham, (2003-2007) is currently on display at the the Arts & Foods Pavilion at Expo Milano 2015. Curated by Germano Celant, the exhibition focuses on the world of food, dining together, and provides a worldwide overview of the interaction between aethetics and design.
The New Yorker reviews Lamia Joreige's first solo exhibition in the United States. On view through April 9, 2015.
Hassan Hajjaj participates in FotoFest's View from Inside: Contemporary Arab Photography, Video and Mixed Media Art; a special commission for the twelfth edition of the Abu Dhabi Festival 2015.
Hassan Hajjaj's L.V. Posses (2000) is on view at the Vitra Design Museum as part of their ongoing exhibition, Making Africa. Following, the exhibition will travel to the Guggenheim Bilbao from 23 October 2015 - 21 February 2016.
Zeina Abi Assy interviews Lamia Joreige on her other recent projects and debut solo exhibition in New York.
Chika Okeke-Agulu reviews Hassan Hajjaj's solo exhibition at the Newark Museum. On view through August 9, 2015.
Mostafa Heddaya of Blouin Artinfo interviews Lamia Joreige on her first solo exhibition in the United States.
Islamic Art Now: Contemporary Art of the Middle East marks the first major exhibition of LACMA's collection of contemporary art of the Middle East. As the first of a two-part program, the exhibition features 25 works by artists from Iran and the Arab world, including Gang of Kesh Part 2 (2000) by Hassan Hajjaj.
Paul Laster reviews Mohammed Kazem's recent solo exhibition at Taymour Grahne Gallery.
Opening February 25, 2015, The Newark Museum will present Hassan Hajjaj: My Rock Stars, including its recent acquisition of the video My Rock Stars Experimental, Volume 1, a related series of photographs, and an installation including objects from the museum's African Art collection.
Nicky Nodjoumi's recently acquired ink drawing, Study of Inspector's Scrutiny (2012) is featured in the Metropolitan Museum of Art's upcoming exhibition, Bazm and Razm: Feast and Fight in Persian Art.
Too Early, too Late. Middle East and Modernity, showcases 60 artists and more than 100 works from several private Italian collections including Lamia Joreige's documentary video, A Journey (2006).
Lamia Joreige's 3-channel video installation Replay (2000), opens on January 29th as part of Ways of Seeing: Artists and Perpetual War at the School of the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston.
Canvas Magazine highlights museum acquisitions of 2014, including Taymour Grahne Gallery artists Tarek Al-Ghoussein and Nicky Nodjoumi.
Mental_Floss Magazine features Hassan Hajjaj's Rider (2010) on the cover as part of their "37 New Ways to See the World" issue.
Scott Indrisek interviews Mohammed Kazem on his first solo exhibtion in New York, Memorizing by Means of Observing, on view until December 20, 2014.
Hassan Hajjaj's three-channel video is part of an ongoing installation at the Ohio State University's Wexner Center for the Arts, from February 7 - April 12, 2015.
Lamia Joreige's Nights and Days video is part of MART's exhibition, Afterimage on view at the Civic Gallery in Trento, Italy.
Lamia Joreige's 'Objects of War' is featured in the Financial Times review of Here and Elsewhere, closing on September 28, 2014.
Lamia Joreige of Taymour Grahne Gallery is featured in The Economist's review of Here and Elsewhere, on view at the New Museum through September 28, 2014.
Holland Cotter of the New York Times reviews the New Museum's Here and Elsewhere, featuring Taymour Grahne Gallery artist Lamia Joreige.
Lamia Joreige is featured in the New York Times preview of the New Museum show, Here and Elsewhere.
Holland Cotter of the New York Times reviews Thin Skin: 6 Artists from Beirut at Taymour Grahne Gallery on view through Monday July 7, 2014.
Here and Elsewhere, a group exhibition of more than 40 contemporary Arab artists presented at the New Museum will include Taymour Grahne Gallery's Lamia Joreige.
Lamia Joreige’s multimedia installation, Under-Writing-Beirut-Mathaf will be a central work within the Centre Pompidou’s exhibit: A History. Art, Architecture From The 1980s Until Today.
Hassan Hajjaj will be featured in the upcoming The Future of Fashion is Now at the Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen in Rotterdam, Netherlands.The Future of Fashion is Now is a sequel-exhibit to the popular 2009, The Art of Fashion show.
Hajjaj’s photograph, Saida in Green, is on view at the Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery as part of the True to Life? New Photography of the Middle East exhibit.
Lamia Joreige's multimedia installation, Beirut, Autopsy of a City, is currently on view at Leuven's M-Museum in Belgium.
The Accident: Recent Work by Nicky Nodjoumi will introduce Cleveland art lovers to this internationally acclaimed New York-based artist with eight large-scale paintings and ink-on-paper drawings and two public presentations by the artist.
Roberta Smith of the New York Times reviews Hassan Hajjaj's 'Kesh Angels, calling his work "dynamic transcultural documents."
Paul Later from Time Out New York reviews Hassan Hajjaj's 'Kesh Angels.
NPR interviews Hassan Hajjaj about the women behind his 'Kesh Angels exhibition.
A video essay by Artinfo's Dion Tan on Hassan Hajjaj's exhibition at Taymour Grahne Gallery.
Lamia Joreige will participate in a group exhibition, Neighbours - Contemporary Narratives from Turkey and Beyond at Istanbul Modern in Istanbul, Turkey.
Hassan Hajjaj's Miriam from his 'Kesh Angels exhibit, received a full page in The New Yorker.
Nicky Nodjoumi's Chasing the Butterfly at Taymour Grahne Gallery included in ArtAsiaPacific's Top 10 shows of 2013.
Hassan Hajjaj's video installation My Rock Stars Experimental, Volume 1, 2012 will be on view starting 21 December 2013 at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art.
Hassan Hajjaj's three-channel video is part of an ongoing installation at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art.
Hassan Hajjaj shares his playlist highlights with Modern Painters.
Tara Stevens from the Guardian discusses Hassan Hajjaj's influential work in Marrakech's thriving art scene.
The Financial Times reviews Hassan Hajjaj's work at the new Marrakech Museum for Photography and Visual Arts (MMPVA).
Holland Cotter of the New York Times reviews Nicky Nodjoumi's Chasing the Butterfly and Other Recent Paintings at Taymour Grahne Gallery on view through Saturday October 19, 2013.
New Yorker's art review highlights Nicky Nodjoumi's works at the Asia Society through January 5.
Photographs from the gallery's opening night, courtesy of Billy Farrell Agency, NY.