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Memory sews together events that hadn’t previously met
Drawn from the collection of the Barjeel Art Foundation, artworks in the exhibition reflect the manifold ways in which artists in the Arab world have responded to socio-political events and the human condition across the twentieth century.
07 Apr 2021 - 30 May 2023
Sharjah Art Museum
Dubai, Sharjah, Abu Dhabi
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Museum Collection: Modern and Contemporary Arab Art
The Sharjah Art Museum’s collection embodies the richness and diversity of modern and contemporary art produced in the Arab World during the past fifty years.
01 Jan 2018 - 31 Dec 2022
Sharjah Art Museum
Dubai, Sharjah, Abu Dhabi
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Sunoj D and Namrata Neog: Desert is a Forest
Attempting to see through the UAE landscape, this work asks what kinds of negotiations, relationships and hierarchies emerge and submerge if we imagine the desert to be a forest?
17 Oct 2020 - 04 Sep 2022
Jameel Arts Centre
Dubai, Sharjah, Abu Dhabi
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Modern and Contemporary Arab Art Collection
The group exhibition groups modern and contemporary Arab art pieces
01 Jan 2021 - 31 Dec 2021
Sharjah Art Museum
Dubai, Sharjah, Abu Dhabi
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Homebound: A Journey in Photography Virtual tour exhibition
The two-part exhibition previously on view at the museum, is now open online for virtual tours
23 Mar 2020 - 31 Dec 2021
Sharjah Art Museum
Dubai, Sharjah, Abu Dhabi
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Saule Suleimenova: Plastic.The Last Hero of the Great Steppe
The exhibition at Andakulova Gallery in Dubai features works by Saule Suleimenova, a visual artist...
09 Mar 2021 - 09 Sep 2021
Andakulova Gallery
Dubai, Sharjah, Abu Dhabi
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Nujoom Alghanem: Malamih – Faces, Phantoms and Expressions
The exhibition explores the artist's new body of work dedicated to human expressions
22 Feb 2021 - 31 Aug 2021
Maraya Art Centre
Dubai, Sharjah, Abu Dhabi
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Age of You
On view at Jameel Arts Centre, the exhibition explores the perception of self in the 21st century
29 Jan 2021 - 14 Aug 2021
Jameel Arts Centre
Dubai, Sharjah, Abu Dhabi
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Baya Mahieddine: Lasting Impressions
The 11th annual exhibition dedicated to artists from the Middle East
24 Feb 2021 - 31 Jul 2021
Sharjah Art Museum
Dubai, Sharjah, Abu Dhabi
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Hiwa K: Do You Remember What You Are Burning?
The first solo exhibition by the artist in Asia and the Middle East
16 Dec 2020 - 24 Jul 2021
Jameel Arts Centre
Dubai, Sharjah, Abu Dhabi
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not in, of, along, or relating to a line
A virtual show exploring artistic expressions through technology in a Covid-19 world
20 Jan 2021 - 10 Jul 2021
The NYU Abu Dhabi Art Gallery
Dubai, Sharjah, Abu Dhabi
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Rayyane Tabet: Exquisite Corpse
The artist's first in-depth presentation in the UAE region
12 Mar 2021 - 15 Jun 2021
Sharjah Art Foundation
Dubai, Sharjah, Abu Dhabi
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Unsettled Objects
An exhibition featuring major new acquisitions and rarely seen works from the Foundation's Collection; the artists and works on display explore the hidden stories behind art and its history
12 Mar 2021 - 15 Jun 2021
The Flying Saucer
Dubai, Sharjah, Abu Dhabi
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Mina Zayed: Reflections on Past Futures
An investigation on the gridded, vast, and distinctly utilitarian area of Abu Dhabi
06 Feb 2021 - 13 Jun 2021
Warehouse421
Dubai, Sharjah, Abu Dhabi
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Abstraction and Calligraphy: Towards a Universal Language
The exhibition is made in collaboration with Centre Pompidou
17 Feb 2021 - 12 Jun 2021
Louvre Abu Dhabi
Dubai, Sharjah, Abu Dhabi
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5th Year Anniversary Group Show
For its fifth year anniversary, Custot Gallery Dubai present​s​ a group exhibition with modern and...
22 Mar 2021 - 06 Jun 2021
Custot Gallery
Dubai, Sharjah, Abu Dhabi
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When Words Disappear Into Trees
Seher Shah's second solo exhibition at the Gallery brings together works on paper through drawings, etchings and photogravures completed over the past five years.
22 Mar 2021 - 04 Jun 2021
Green Art Gallery
Dubai, Sharjah, Abu Dhabi
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Sacha Jafri: 18 Year Retrospective
In Jafri’s words: “ ‘The Journey of Humanity’ is the culmination of my career to date, it has...
21 Jan 2021 - 31 May 2021
Leila Heller Gallery
Dubai, Sharjah, Abu Dhabi
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Sacha Jafri: Journey to Humanity
In Jafri’s words: “ ‘The Journey of Humanity’ is the culmination of my career to date, it has...
21 Jan 2021 - 31 May 2021
Leila Heller Gallery
Dubai, Sharjah, Abu Dhabi
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Ishmael Randall-Weeks: Boundary Space
Lima-based Ishmael Randall Weeks presents his much anticipated sculptures and two dimensional works (originally...
22 Mar 2021 - 31 May 2021
Lawrie Shabibi
Dubai, Sharjah, Abu Dhabi
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Tanya Habjouqa: The Sacred Space Oddity
Tanya Habjouqa’s The Sacred Space Oddity is an elegiac meditation on the interaction of the physical...
22 Mar 2021 - 30 May 2021
Gulf Photo Plus
Dubai, Sharjah, Abu Dhabi
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Out of Place
Our place in this forever shifting world is the starting point for “Out of Place”, a group...
22 Mar 2021 - 23 May 2021
Gallery Isabelle van den Eynde
Dubai, Sharjah, Abu Dhabi
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Cahrbel-joseph H. Boutros: The Work and Its Periphery
A solo show by Charbel-joseph H. Boutros (b. 1981, Lebanon)
22 Mar 2021 - 22 May 2021
Grey Noise
Dubai, Sharjah, Abu Dhabi
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Growing Like a Tree
An exhibition that looks at regional histories of image-making through a visual and sonic excavation of place, memory and culture.
20 Jan 2021 - 20 May 2021
Ishara Art Foundation
Dubai, Sharjah, Abu Dhabi