‘On the Roster, Highlighting Elmarsa Gallery’s Represented Artists’ at Elmarsa Gallery Dubai

Elmarsa Gallery announces its upcoming exhibition, ‘On the Roster, Highlighting Elmarsa Gallery’s Represented Artists’ a comprehensive exploration of the artistic endeavours undertaken by the gallery’s cadre of represented artists. The exhibition will be held at Elmarsa Gallery in Alserkal Avenue, Dubai, starting on January 25 and concluding on February 20, 2024.

Jelal Ben Abdallah, Femme aux colombes, Circa 1965, Mixed media on board, 96 x 67 cm

Timed with the onset of the new year, this exhibition aims to shed light on the artistic oeuvres of some of North Africa’s most prominent modern and contemporary artists. Through meticulous curation, Elmarsa Gallery seeks to provide a nuanced perspective on the distinctive stylistic elements that have propelled these artists to their established artistic careers. The exhibition is designed to encourage a contemplative engagement with the profound and transformative dimensions of the artists’ practices, offering viewers an opportunity to immerse themselves in their creative expressions.

The roster of artists featured in the exhibition includes Aly Bellagha, Aly Ben Salem, Jelal Ben Abdallah, Nejib Belkodja, Mahjoub Ben Bella, Khaled Ben Slimane, Omar Bey, Hatim El Mekki, Ammar Farhat, Abdelaziz Gorgi, Abdelkader Guermaz, Halim Karabibene, Mohammad Khadda, Moses Levy, Nello Levy, Asma M’Naouar, Atef Maatallah, Nja Mahdaoui, Baya Mahieddine, Rafik El Kamel, Aberrazak Sahli, Gouider Triki, and Hedi Turki.

Atef Maatallah, Opus tessellatum II, 2019, Mosaic, 70 x 50 cm

About Elmarsa Gallery

Established in 1994, Elmarsa Gallery operates galleries in Tunis and Dubai, with a growing presence in Paris, marking its expansion into Europe. Specialising in both modern and contemporary art, the gallery is dedicated to representing and promoting the careers of influential and renowned artists from North Africa and the Middle East, spanning the 20th and 21st centuries. Elmarsa Gallery boasts a diverse exhibition program at its galleries, showcasing the artistic richness of the region.

Engaging in the primary and secondary markets, Elmarsa actively supports its artists, participating in major international art fairs with a focus on African and Middle-Eastern art. The gallery’s presence extends to prominent art events in cities such as Dubai, Abu Dhabi, Paris, London, Marrakech, Miami, and New York. Elmarsa Gallery plays a pivotal role in fostering the visibility and recognition of artists from these regions on a global scale, contributing to the vibrant and dynamic landscape of contemporary art.

Location: Elmarsa Gallery, Dubai.

Dates: 25 January 2024 – 20 February 2024

Caption featured image: Nello Levy, Nostalgie, 1973, Oil on canvas, 81 x 100 cm



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