Date: 17 Feb – 19 Mar 2020
Category: Arts, Experiences, Lifestyle
Ticket price: Free
Meem Gallery is hosting an exhibition, Qasida, from 17 February-19 March showcasing the late artist and writer Kamal Boullata’s incredible works.
Get a chance to explore all of his silkscreen pieces from 1983, including the early art created in Washington DC and Qasida, his last project. The showcase will also include a book launch on 17 February, a Meem Talk with Sultan Sooud Al Qassemi and Suheyla Takesh of Barjeel Art Foundation on 29 February and short film screenings throughout the month.
Meem Gallery’s expertise lies in modern and contemporary Arab and Iranian art, with focus on the work of the Middle East’s modern masters. The gallery’s strength lies in its unparalleled access to both private and public collections of the region’s leading artists. Since its 2007 launch by Sultan Sooud Al-Qassemi, Mishal Hamed Kanoo and Charles Pocock in Dubai’s Al Quoz, becoming the city’s arts district, Meem has been the site of numerous carefully curated exhibitions, many of which introduced the work of major regional artists to Gulf audiences. The gallery has focused on the work of individual artists in solo shows, as well as art production from a geographical perspective in the group and joint exhibitions Art in Iraq Today, Art Palestine, Art Sudan, Art Morocco and Art Syria. Modern masters exhibited by Meem include Jewad Selim, Dia Azzawi, Shakir Hassan Al Said, Ismail Fattah, Parviz Tanavoli, Abbas Kiarostami, Ahmed Cherkaoui, Mohamed Melehi, M’hamed Issiakhem, Mahmoud Said, Fateh Moudarres, Louay Kayyali, Ibrahim Salahi, and Ali Omar Ermes, among others. Since 2010, the gallery has also focused on exhibiting the work of innovative contemporary artists such as Mahmoud Obaidi, Amar Dawod, Khaled Hafez and Jeffar Khaldi. Many of the artists Meem Gallery works with have art work in leading Middle Eastern and International collections and institutions . Meem encourages a greater understanding of Middle Eastern art through its publications and the Noor Library.
Sat – Thurs: 10:00 – 18:00
Meem Art Gallery
Umm Suqeim St
Dubai – United Arab Emirates.
Tel.: +971 4 347 7883
Photo courtesy: www.meemartgallery.com
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