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Halim Al Karim

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Birth year

Lives in
Denver, Colorado, USA and Dubai, UAE

Works in
Denver, Colorado, USA and Dubai, UAE

Upcoming Exhibitions and Events
Apr, 2015 Eyes Only
Stux + Haller
Current Exhibitions and Events
Mar, 2015 Far Between
Robischon Gallery
Mar, 2015 Chaos
XVA Gallery Al Fahidi


B. Iraq, 1963. Lives in Denver, Colorado, USA and Dubai, UAE


1983-1988 B.A. Ceramics, Baghdad Academy of Fine Arts
1996-2000  Gerrit Reitveld Academy, Amsterdam, Holland
Select Solo Exhibitions
2011 XVA Gallery, Dubai, UAE
2011 NYU Abu Dhabi, UAE
2010  Witness From Baghdad, Darat Al Funun
2009   XVA Gallery, Dubai, UAE
2008   Darat Al Funon, Kuwait
2008   XVA Gallery, Dubai, UAE
2007  Boulder Museum of Contemporary Art, Boulder, USA
2006   XVA Gallery, Dubai, UAE
2005  Robischon Gallery,Denver, Colorado, USA
2005   Gremillion Gallery, Houston, Texas, USA
2005     Espace SD, Beirut, Lebanon
2005 XVA Gallery, Dubai, UAE
2004  Saifi Village-Quartier des Arts, Beirut, Lebanon
2003  Four Walls Gallery, Amman, Jordan
2001  Princessehof National Museum of Ceramics, Leeuwarden, Holland
2000 Fibeitt Gallery, Amsterdam, Holland
1996  L'Entretemps Gallery, Beirut, Lebanon
1995 50x70 Gallery, Beirut, Lebanon
1994 Schauer Gallery, Paris, France
1993   French Cultural Center, Amman, Jordan
1992   Baladna Gallery, Amman, Jordan
Select Group Exhibitions
2011  Iraqi Pavilion 54th Venice Biennale, Venice Italy
2010  Nujoom: Constellations of Arab Art from the Farjam Collection, Dubai, UAE
2010    Peripheral Vision, Barjeel Art Foundation, Sharjah, UAE
2010   Stux Gallery, New York, USA
2010  Red Line Gallery, curated by Robishon Gallery, Colorado, USA
2010  Milan Art Fair, Milan, Italy
2010    Aspen Art, Colorado, USA
2010   Behind the Mask, The New Art Gallery, Walsall, England
2010  IF Galleria, Paris
2009  Saatchi Gallery, London, England
2009  Bastakiya Art Fair, Dubai
2009  Paul Klee Museum, Bern, Switzerland
2009  Crossings Traversees, Rabat, Morocco
2009  Hong Kong International Art Fair, Hong Kong
2009  Arti Campi Gallery, Verona, Italy
2009  Art Abu Dhabi, UAE
2008 Art Paris, Paris, France
2008 Art Paris, Abu Dhabi, UAE
2008 Asian Contemporary Art Fair, New York, USA
2008 Radical Gallery, Zug, Switzerland
2006    Pinceaux pour Plumes", Sursock Museum, Beirut, Lebanon
2006   Arteclásica 2006 - 3ª Feria de Arte Clásico Contemporáne,
El Centro Costa Salguero, Buenos Aires, Argentina
2004   Ceramic Delft, Delft, Holland
2003 Tegels, Corrosia Cultural Center, Almere Haven, Holland    
2001 Contemporary Ceramics in Lebanon, AUB, Beirut, Lebanon
1999   Ceramic Millenium, Amsterdam, Holland
1999   Pictura, Dordrecht, Holland
1998 Art Deco LA FIAD, Beirut, Lebanon
1998 Global Ceramics 1, Landsmeer, Holland
1998 Fleuris-98, Ede, Holland
1998   Agial Gallery, Beirut, Lebanon
1997 Musee des Metiers de Mercure, Larochelle, France
1996  Parterre Gallery, Sommelsdijk, Holland
1996  Babel Gallery, Amsterdam, Holland
1995 Salon des Art Decoratif – SAD, Beirut, Lebanon
1994 Salon d'Automne, Sursock Museum, Beirut, Lebanon
1993 International Art Festival, Amman, Jordan
2010  Nominee, Sovereign Art Prize, Hong Kong, China
2003  Sursock Museum Prize- Sursock Museum, Beirut, Lebanon
2001  Jury Prize for painting - International Cairo Biennale, Cairo, Egypt
1998  Ceramics Special Mention - Sursock Museum, Beirut, Lebanon
1995   Ceramics Special Mention - Sursock Museum, Beirut, Lebanon
1994 Sculpture Special Mention - Sursock Museum, Beirut, Lebanon
Public Collections
Arab Museum of Contemporary Art, Doha, Qatar
Barjeel Art Foundation, Sharjah, UAE
Darat Al Funun, Amman, Jordan
Farjam Foundation, Dubai, UAE
The George Bush Presidential Library and Museum, Texas, USA
L'Institut du Monde Arabe  (IMA), Paris, France
Royal Association of Fine Arts, Amman, Jordan
Saatchi Gallery, London, England
Sovereign Art Foundation, Hong Kong
Sursock Museum, Beirut, Lebanon
Victoria & Albert Museum, London, UK
Weng Art Foundation, Krefeld, Germany
Recent Exhibits

Halim Al Karim participated in these exhibits:

Amelia Johnson Contemporary
May, 2013 OBSCURA
Amelia Johnson Contemporary
May, 2013 OBSCURA
Amelia Johnson Contemporary
Mar, 2013 'Eternal Love'
XVA Gallery DIFC
Sep, 2012 Summer Show 2012
Stux + Haller
Jun, 2012 Piping Down The Valleys Wild
Stux + Haller
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