Art Dubai Modern 2017: highlights

Wednesday, March 15, 2017
Art Dubai Modern 2017: highlights

The fourth edition of Art Dubai Modern presents museum-quality works by masters from the Middle-East, South Asia and Africa, whose work has been influential throughout the 20th century. The section will present 15 galleries with solo or two-artist exhibits.

Art Dubai Modern 2017: highlights

The fourth edition of Art Dubai Modern presents museum-quality works by masters from the Middle-East, South Asia and Africa, whose work has been influential throughout the 20th century. The section will present 15 galleries with solo or two-artist exhibits.

Art Dubai Modern is advised by a specialist Advisory Committee, made up of renowned curators and historians including: Savita Apte (Art historian specialising in modern and contemporary South Asian art), Dr. Iftikhar Dadi (Currently associate professor in Cornell University’s Department of History of Art, and author of Modernism and The Art of Muslim South Asia (2010)), Catherine David (Renowned curator with extensive experience in the Middle East, whose exhibitions include Documenta X, currently Deputy Director of the Musée National d’Art Moderne, Kristine Khouri (Researcher and writer based in Beirut) and Dr. Nada Shabout (Professor of Art History and the Director of the Contemporary Arab and Muslim Studies Initiative (CAMCSI) at the University of North Texas); she is the founding president of the Association for Modern and Contemporary Art from the Arab World, Iran and Turkey (AMCA)

Sonia Balassanian, Composition No.1609, 1975, Acrylic on Canvas, 127_142, Artist & Aria Gallery

Sliman Mansour, Girl in the Village, 1982, courtesy of One gallery

Ernesto Shikhani Year 1979, Untitled, 61x43 cm, Mixed media on paper courtesy Perve Galeria

G R Santosh Aspiration - 1957, Gouache on paper pasted on board, 48.0 x 59.7 (121.9 x 151.6 cm)

Aly Ben Salem, Le jardin d'Eden, 1950, Elmarsa Dubai

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Pablo Picasso (1881-1973), Femme au béret orange et au col de fourrure (Marie‐Thérèse), executed 4 December 1937. Oil on canvas. 24⅛ x 18⅛ in (61.2 x 46.1 cm)

Pablo Picasso (1881-1973), Femme au béret orange et au col de fourrure (Marie‐Thérèse), executed 4 December 1937. Oil on canvas. 24⅛ x 18⅛ in (61.2 x 46.1 cm)

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