Dubai/Sharjah/Abu Dhabi - Exhibition

Hurufiyya: Art & Identity

Bibliotheca Alexandrina

30 Nov 201625 Jan 2017

“Hurufiyya: Art & Identity”, organized by Barjeel Art Foundation at Bibliotheca Alexandrina, and curated by Karim Sultan, explores the origins of the most significant movements in modern Arab art history (Hurufiyya), illustrated through snapshots by artists who pioneered it, in comparison with his adaptations over the 20th and 21st century, as the result of modern influences, investigating the impact of this significant movement on the Arab world.
  • Rafa Al Nasiri, Image (Baghdad), 1989; Rafa Al Nasiri, Image (Amman), 1988. Images courtesy of Barjeel Art Foundation.Rafa Al Nasiri, Image (Baghdad), 1989; Rafa Al Nasiri, Image (Amman), 1988. Images courtesy of Barjeel Art Foundation.

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Curators

Karim Sultan

Karim Sultan

Contacts & Details

OPENING:
mon, tue, wed, thu, sat, sun 10:00 am - 10:00 pm; fri 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm

ESTABLISHED:
2010

OWNER/DIRECTOR:
Al Qassemi Sultan Sooud


T: +971 6 556 6555 M: info@barjeelartfoundation.org W: Barjeel Art Foundation