YEAR IN ART


2020


JANUARY  

Halal Metropolis
Stamelos Gallery, University of Michigan-Dearborn, MI 

FEBRUARY 

Preoccupations: Palestinian Landscapes
Holding House, Detroit, MI


2019


FEBRUARY

Hilma af Klint: Paintings for the Future
R. H. Quaytman: + x, Chapter 34
Thannhauser Collection

Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, Manhattan, NY 

The Frick Collection, Manhattan, NY

Infinite Blue
Frida Kahlo: Appearances Can Be Deceiving
Half the Picture: A Feminist Look at the Collection
The Dinner Party by Judy Chicago
Decorative Arts and Period Rooms
Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn, NY

MAY

Artists of the Arab Migration 
Black Box Gallery, Dearborn, MI

PROOF: A Print Exhibit
Downriver Council For The Arts, Wyandotte, MI

JUNE

Locating the Unknown
Arab American National Museum, Dearborn, MI

JULY

Poetry Is Not A Luxury
Center For Book Arts, Manhattan, NY

Whitney Biennial
The Whitney’s Collection: Selections from 1900 to 1965
Spilling Over: Painting Color in the 1960s
The Whitney, Manhattan, NY 

Mundos Alternos: Art and Science Fiction in the Americas
Panorama of the City of New York
The Neustadt Collection of Tiffany Glass
World’s Fair Visible Storage
Queens Museum, Queens, NY 

Artistic License: Six Takes on the Guggenheim Collection
Basquiat’s “Defacement”: The Untold Story
Simone Leigh, Loophole of Retreat
Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, Manhattan, NY 

Leonardo Da Vinci’s Saint Jerome
Apollo’s Muse: The Moon in the Age of Photography
Camp: Notes On Fashion
Dutch Masterpieces At The Met
The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Manhattan, NY

Halal Metropolis
Indus Detroit, Detroit, MI

SEPTEMBER

Halal Metropolis
Bank Suey, Hamtramck, MI

Elemental
Arab American National Museum, Dearborn, MI

OCTOBER

Modernisms: Iranian, Turkish, and Indian Highlights from NYU’s Abby Weed Grey Collection
Grey Art Gallery, NYU, Manhattan, NY 

NOVEMBER

Once There Was and Once There Was Not
The Art of Weeping by Mary Hazboun 

Arab American National Museum, Dearborn, MI

A Century In Flux
Sharjah Art Museum, Sharjah, U.A.E.

Osamu Tezuka, the God of Manga
Modern Art Collection 
Museu Nacional d’Art de Catalunya, Barcelona, Spain

Takis
Charlotte Posenenske: Work in Progress
A Short Century: MACBA Collection
Museu d’Art Contemporani de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain

Feminisms!
Centre de Cultura Contemporània de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain 

Camera and City
In Free Fall 
CaixaForum, Barcelona, Spain


2018


MARCH

Rock//Paper//Paintbrush >>Revisited
Padzieski Art Gallery, Ford Community & Performing Arts Center, Dearborn, MI

Museum of Modern Art, Manhattan, NY

Museum of the Moving Image, Queens, NY

American Museum of Natural History, Manhattan, NY

APRIL

Dearborn Public Schools Art Teacher Art Show
Rotunda Gallery, Henry Ford Centennial Library, Dearborn, MI

Arty Party Pop-up
Black Box Gallery, Dearborn, MI

Art/Word/Image
José Carlos Teixeira: ON EXILE

Madison Museum of Contemporary Art, Madison, WI

MAY

Mihrab: Portraits of Arab Muslim Women by Hend Al-Mansour
Arab American National Museum, Dearborn, MI

JUNE

NKAME: A Retrospective of Cuban Printmaker Belkis Ayón
Station Museum of Contemporary Art, Houston, TX

Right Here, Right Now: San Antonio
Cary Leibowitz: Museum Show
Contemporary Art Museum, Houston, TX

Lillie and Hugh Roy Cullen Sculpture Garden, Houston, TX

Contemporary Portraiture 
Black Box Gallery, Dearborn, MI

SEPTEMBER

Star Wars and the Power of Costume
Detroit Institute of Arts, Detroit, MI

OCTOBER

Museu Picasso, Barcelona, Spain

Museu d’Historia de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain

MACBA Collection. Beneath the Surface
A Short Century: MACBA Collection

Museu d’Art Contemporani de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain

Casa Batlló, Barcelona, Spain

Basílica de la Sagrada Família, Barcelona, Spain

FC Barcelona Museum, Camp Nou, Barcelona, Spain

Stanley Kubrick 
Centre de Cultura Contemporània de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain

NOVEMBER

The Far Shore: Navigating Homelands
Arab American National Museum, Dearborn, MI


2017


APRIL

Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History, Detroit, MI

MARCH

Rock>Paper>Paintbrush
Downriver Council For The Arts, Wyandotte, MI

JUNE

Safar: A Journey Through Popular Arab Cinema
Arab American National Museum, Dearborn, MI

JULY

Epicenter X: Saudi Contemporary Art in Dearborn
Arab American National Museum, Dearborn, MI

AUGUST

Dossin Great Lakes Museum, Belle Isle, Detroit, MI

SEPTEMBER

The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Manhattan, NY

Museum of Modern Art, Manhattan, NY

Exhibition 1
Institute of Arab and Islamic Art, Manhattan, NY

The Palace Of Arts, Cairo, Egypt

Museum Of Modern Egyptian Art, Cairo, Egypt

Mahmoud Mukhtar Museum, Cairo, Egypt

The Egyptian Museum, Cairo, Egypt

OCTOBER

Eight Stories from the Sursock Museum Collection
Partitions et Couleurs: Hommage à Amine El Bacha
Beirut Caoutchouc
Sursock Museum, Beirut, Lebanon

THEM: Objects of Separation, Hate and Violence
Arab American National Museum, Dearborn, MI

Monet: Framing Life
Church: A Painter’s Pilgrimage
Detroit Institute of Arts, Detroit, MI

NOVEMBER

American Landscape: An Exploration of Art & Humanity by Nabil Mousa
168:01: An Installation by Wafaa Bilal

Arab American National Museum, Dearborn, MI