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Barjeel Art Foundation, Maraya Art Centre level two, Al Qasba, Sharjah

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The Arts Kitchen - Feature

Migrating to a new country can be difficult for anybody and while most people take some time adapting to the lifestyle change, Mandy Merzaban has set about creating a new life by becoming the Gallery Manager of Barjeel Art Foundation and curator of its new exhibition, Peripheral Vision. An amicable person and an interdisciplinary artist herself, she has spent most of her life in Canada, coming from an Egyptian descent. She graduated in 2008 with a Fine Arts and Cultural Anthropology degree from the University of British Columbia, focusing on painting and digital art.  “I can definitely identi... [more]
Posted by barjeelartfoundation on 5/1/10
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Time Out Dubai

Sultan Sooud Al Qassemi has one of the most impressive private art collections in the UAE   Over the past few years, Sultan Sooud Al Qassemi, chairman of the Young Arab Leaders and a UAE media personality, has been passionately building a private collection of Arab art that he has now opened up to the public. Titled The Barjeel Art Foundation, this smorgasbord of art, covering 475 square metres, will feature in exhibitions across the region, and artworks will be loaned to schools and cultural institutions to further the knowledge of art in the UAE. With works by more than 100 key artists,... [more]
Posted by barjeelartfoundation on 5/10/10
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Time Out Dubai - Feature Sultan Sooud Al-Qassemi

Sultan Sooud Al Qassemi has one of the most impressive private art collections in the UAE   Over the past few years, Sultan Sooud Al Qassemi, chairman of the Young Arab Leaders and a UAE media personality, has been passionately building a private collection of Arab art that he has now opened up to the public. Titled The Barjeel Art Foundation, this smorgasbord of art, covering 475 square metres, will feature in exhibitions across the region, and artworks will be loaned to schools and cultural institutions to further the knowledge of art in the UAE. With works by more than 100 key artists,... [more]
Posted by barjeelartfoundation on 5/10/10
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The Barjeel Art Foundation: A unique space dedicated solely for art appreciation and cultural exchange of ideas

The Barjeel Art Foundation: A unique space dedicated solely for art appreciation and cultural exchange of ideas theartskitchenBy Mamtu ManghnaniPosted On: Saturday May 1, 2010   The evening of April 9 saw the unveiling of one of the most extraordinary art collections in the UAE at the opening reception of The Barjeel Art Foundation’s debut exhibition – Peripheral Vision.The Barjeel Art Foundation is the brain child of Sheikh Sultan Sooud Al-Qassemi, who other than being a professional in various disciplines, is also an avid art collector.From his personal collection of nine years, the Perip... [more]
Posted by barjeelartfoundation on 5/11/10