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Event Details

Khaleej Modern

Pioneers and Collectives in the Arabian Peninsula

Curated by Dr. Aisha Stoby

Exhibition of Rare Works from Key GCC Institutions Chronicles Nearly a Century of Visual Art in the Arabian Peninsula

● The exhibition, Khaleej Modern: Pioneers and Collectives in the Arabian Peninsula, is curated by Dr. Aisha Stoby, who helmed the inaugural Oman Pavilion at the Venice Biennale this year.
● Prominent art organizations from across the GCC have collaborated on this project, including ADMAF, Bahrain National Museum, Barjeel Art Foundation, Hafez Gallery, Mathaf: Arab Museum for Modern Art, Sharjah Art Foundation, Stal Gallery & Studio, and The Sultan Gallery.
● 57 artworks in this show were loaned from across the GCC, from early and mid-20th century through 2007, many of which have not been shown in decades, and rarely in the context of a history of modern art in the Gulf.

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Time

September 6 (Tuesday) - December 11 (Sunday)

Location

The Art Gallery at NYU Abu Dhabi

The Art Gallery at NYU Abu Dhabi, New York University Abu Dhabi

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