MARWAN BETWEEN TWO WORLDS
MARWAN BETWEEN TWO WORLDS

We start our new year with an article about the artist Marawan Kassab Bachi, written by researcher and artist Nagham Hodaifa.

An Introduction to Feminism in Contemporary Syrian Art: The Self and the Body Through Examples
An Introduction to Feminism in Contemporary Syrian Art: The Self and the Body Through Examples

In this essay, Nour Asalia presents a conceptual framework for the presence of women in the Syrian visual art scene.

The Educational Role of Museums in Syria
The Educational Role of Museums in Syria

In this paper, researcher Hiba Qassar explains the prevailing educational role in Western museums, and the potential for museums in Syria. She points to the prevailing circumstances and the existing attempts to move towards a vital cultural relationship between the public and museums.

Collaboration with Al Jumhuriya.net
Collaboration with Al Jumhuriya.net

We are proud to announce our collabration with aljumhuriya.net. Al Jumhuriya will publish a series of articles that are produced in collaboration with Atassi Foundation on the last Wednesday of every month.

Art Education in Syria: Foundations and Subsequent Developments
Art Education in Syria: Foundations and Subsequent Developments
The Journal

In this essay, Mohammad Omran sheds light on the paths of art education in Syria. He explores the efforts of artists in forming supportive structures for art education prior to the founding of the Faculty of Fine Arts in Damascus in 1963.

MASA
MASA
Archive Launch

We are excited to announce the launch of the Modern Art of Syria Archive (MASA) project, which we hope, will provide a much-needed, internationally accessible, free, online archive of Syrian art.

The Collection
The Collection

The art collection of the Atassi Foundation is one of the most comprehesive collections، primarily dedicated to Syrian art.  It covers early 20th century modern art until present day contemporary works.