The exhibition puts together 50 contemporary artists from the UAE, a country which was founded in 1971 and is already home to 200 nationalities.
It showcases, in addition to older works, 20 which are commissioned for this specific exhibition. The artist on show belong to three different generations: fromom Hassan Sharif (1951 – 2016) to younger artists including: Afra Bin Dhaher, Mohammed Kazem (who represented the UAE at the 2013 Venice Biennale) and Lateefa Bint Maktoum (UAE at the Venice Biennale 2011).
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- Lamya Gargash, Diana, 2012, from the series ‘Through the Looking Glass’, Courtesy of the artist and The Third Line