‘Desert Dreams’ by Chaouki Chamoun at Khawla Art Gallery

Khawla Art Gallery unveils its forthcoming exhibition, ‘Desert Dreams,’ featuring the artworks of the Lebanese artist Chaouki Chamoun.

Chaouki Chamoun, DesertTransformation III, Acrylic on canvas, 149x159cm, 2010

Chaouki Chamoun’s career includes over 40 solo shows and 60 group exhibitions, influencing not only traditional art circles but also contributing to significant interior architecture projects in New York since 1989.

“Desert Dreams” serves as an exploration of Chamoun’s intimate connection with the desert, a bond that germinated in the Fall of 2008. This collection unveils the artist’s yearning to immerse himself in the timelessness of the desert, capturing the transformative impact it has had on his artistic career. The exhibition presents a captivating interplay of stars, sand, and a profound sense of homecoming, offering a glimpse into Chamoun’s emotions and experiences during his nights in the open desert.

From Monday to Saturday, art enthusiasts and collectors are invited to visit the evocative journey of Chaouki Chamoun’s artistic exploration at Khawla Art Gallery in Dubai Design District from January 10 to February 1, 2024.

Khawla Art Gallery, committed to fostering creative solutions for a brighter future through art, encourages discussions and welcomes diverse perspectives. The gallery provides a space for both seasoned art enthusiasts and newcomers to engage with and appreciate the artworks on display.

Chaouki Chamoun, The Presiding Moon, Acrylic on canvas 135x135cm, 2009

About Chaouki Chamoun

Chaouki Chamoun, a Lebanese artist born in 1942, graduated with honours from the Lebanese University in 1972. He continued his academic journey by earning a Master of Fine Arts from Syracuse University in 1975, followed by additional studies at New York University until 1979. Since 1975, Alongside his artistic pursuits, Chamoun has been a revered educator, sharing his knowledge at various universities. Notably, he has made significant contributions to interior architecture, leaving an impact on major New York projects since 1989.

Location: Khawla Art Gallery, Dubai

Dates: January 10 to February 1, 2024.

Caption featured image: Chaouki Chamoun, Magic in the Distance, acrylic on canvas, 236 x 114,cm, 2017

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