May 3, 2017

Writing Art Histories

"Writing Art Histories"
Co-authored with Maud Houssais and Sarah Johnson

This paper was written on the occasion of the Ecole d'automne de l'ARVIMM:
"Pratiques curatoriales et construction des histoires de l'art des mondes musulmans"
(Bibliothèque universitaire des langues et civilisations, Centre George Pompidou, Institut d'etude de l'Islam et des Sociétés du Monde Musulman, Ecole des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales, Paris)
De gauche à droite: Zahra Jahan Bakhsh, Lillian Davies, Nabila Mokrani, Joan Grandjean, Tania Hautin-Trémolières, Alix Hugonnier, Mirl Redmann, Meryem Moulay, Nadine Atallah, Maud Houssais, Zouina Ait-Slimani, Sarah Johnson, Alain Messaoudi, Silvia Naef, Elahe Helbig, Fanny Gillet, Perin Emel Yavuz


February 1, 2017

Artforum: February 2017

Artforum, February 2017

Cathryn Boch, untitled, 2016, mixed media





































Artforum, February 2017: Review of Cathryn Boch at Galerie Papillon

October 31, 2016

ARVIMM: Ecole d'automne

Detail of Abdel Hadi el-Gazzar, "Mahasseb Il-Sayyidah," 1953, huile sur carton. Currently on view at Centre Pompidou in the exhibition "Art et Liberté: Rupture, Guerre et Surrealisme en Egypte 1938-1948" 
Participating this week in the Ecole d'automne de l'ARVIMM : "Pratiques curatorial et construction des histoires de l'art dans les mondes musulmans," organized by Annabelle Boissier, ARVIMM; Catherine David MNAM/CCI - Centre Georges Pompidou; Fanny Gillet, Université de Genève; Elahe Helbig, Université de Genève; Alain Messaoudi, Université de Nantes; Silvia Naef, Université de Genève; Perin Emel Yavuz, CEFRES, CRAL-EHESS. Avec la participation de Morad Montazami, Tate Modern.

September 20, 2016

Book presentation: Paris, New York

Part of the Bibliothèques de Paris current program Le Tandem Paris / New York, tonight Annie Cohen-Solal will present our research for the book New York capitale culturelle (1945-1965) at the Bibliothèque Vaugirard.

June 1, 2016

Artist interview

Spent the day in Johanna Halford's studio, interviewing her for Caroline Emmet-Bourgois's documentary on the artist's work in Paris.

March 17, 2016

Ecole Normale Supérieure seminar: Silvia Naef

Jawad Salim, Tahrir Square, Baghdad

Invited by the research team Artlas, this month Université de Genève Professor Silvia Naef will be giving a series of seminars on Modern art in the Arab world at Ecole Normale Supérieure.

December 10, 2015

Ecole du Louvre Equipe de Recherche


Just joined the Equipe de Recherche of the Ecole du Louvre as a doctoral student in the Troisième Cycle.

November 6, 2015

Columbia Alumni Bookshelf

New addition to the Columbia Alumni BookshelfMounir FatmiSuspect Language, the artist's first monograph, published by Skira.