Beirut : Art & Impressions…

da | 29/12/2014 | Art Galleries | 0 commenti

Salah Saouli’s ‘Time-out-Icons,’ 1994.

The “Daily Star” published on December 26 an article about the best Exhibitions held in Beirut in the last 12 months and, Guess What ?, one of our dear Saouli’s exhibition has been mentioned and selected as one of them.

Please find hereafter part of the published article .

From Pakistan to Arte Povera:A year in art

By India Stoughton // The Daily Star – 26/12/2014

Salah Saouli, “The Collection of Y. Hayek: Series 1, works by Salah Saouli,” Agial Art Gallery, April 8-22

This miniature retrospective showcased fragments and photographs of 13 installations completed over the past 25 years by Berlin-based artist Salah Saouli. On loan from a private collection, the works addressed the fragmented nature of postwar societies in a variety of inventive ways.
Due to the gallery’s diminutive size, the works were displayed either in part, in dramatically reduced sizes or via photos of the original installation, leaving viewers with a frustrated yearning to experience the full power of Saouli’s work.

The show nevertheless served as a fitting tribute to an artist whose work has been largely overlooked by local institutions but who is well worth keeping an eye out for in future.

Full article here : «From Pakistan to Arte Povera:A year in art»