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Beneath the Veil   Pick-button-f22fa879042524f5c7b8d2278b2983b8
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ORLAN, Wejdan Almannai, Kutlug Ataman, Chant Avedissian, Lara Baladi, Rina Banerjee, Louise Bourgeois, Hussein Chalayan, Gabriele Corni, Nezaket Ekici, Lalla Essaydi, Lamya Gargash, Ghadaamer, Shadi Ghadirian, Maimouna Guerresi, Mona Hatoum, Hayv Kahraman, Leora Laor, Youssef Nabil, Shirin Neshat, Pipilotti Rist, Lin Tianmiao, Joana Vasconcelos, Arlette Vermeiren, Jan Zwart at Villa Empain - Boghossian Foundation March 11th, 2011 - September 25th, 2011
Posted 7/23/11
Rituals, wigs, scarves, make-up and so many other constraints determined the life of women for Centuries, between concealment, unveiling and revealing. From the inferiority of women’s status in certain of yesterday’s and today’s societies, to the liberation of women, from their dissimulation behind various models of veils and clothes (veil, scarf, abaya, burqa, chadri, haik, hijab, jilbeb, khimar, niqab, chador,…), to the destitution shown in the media: what are the realities and the... [more]
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Group Show   Pick-button-f22fa879042524f5c7b8d2278b2983b8
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ORLAN, Wejdan Almannai, Kutlug Ataman, Chant Avedissian, Lara Baladi, Rina Banerjee, Louise Bourgeois, Hussein Chalayan, Gabriele Corni, Nezaket Ekici, Lalla Essaydi, Lamya Gargash, Ghadaamer, Shadi Ghadirian, Maimouna Guerresi, Mona Hatoum, Hayv Kahraman, Leora Laor, Youssef Nabil, Shirin Neshat, Pipilotti Rist, Lin Tianmiao, Joana Vasconcelos, Arlette Vermeiren, Jan Zwart at Villa Empain - Boghossian Foundation March 11th, 2011 - September 25th, 2011
Posted 7/23/11
Rituals, wigs, scarves, make-up and so many other constraints determined the life of women for Centuries, between concealment, unveiling and revealing. From the inferiority of women’s status in certain of yesterday’s and today’s societies, to the liberation of women, from their dissimulation behind various models of veils and clothes (veil, scarf, abaya, burqa, chadri, haik, hijab, jilbeb, khimar, niqab, chador,…), to the destitution shown in the media: what are the realities and the... [more]
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The Barjeel Art Foundation: A unique space dedicated solely for art appreciation and cultural exchange of ideas  
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Sabhan Adam, Halim Al-Karim, Ayad Alkadhi, Manal Al Dowayan, Khaled Hafez (Egypt), Susan Hefuna, Hayv Kahraman, Jeffar Khaldi, Layan Shawabakeh at Barjeel Art Foundation, Maraya Art Centre level two, Al Qasba, Sharjah March 14th, 2010 - August 15th, 2010
Posted 5/11/10
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... [more]
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Time Out Dubai - Feature Sultan Sooud Al-Qassemi  
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Sabhan Adam, Halim Al-Karim, Ayad Alkadhi, Manal Al Dowayan, Khaled Hafez (Egypt), Susan Hefuna, Hayv Kahraman, Jeffar Khaldi, Layan Shawabakeh at Barjeel Art Foundation, Maraya Art Centre level two, Al Qasba, Sharjah March 14th, 2010 - August 15th, 2010
Posted 5/10/10
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... [more]
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Time Out Dubai  
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Sabhan Adam, Halim Al-Karim, Ayad Alkadhi, Manal Al Dowayan, Khaled Hafez (Egypt), Susan Hefuna, Hayv Kahraman, Jeffar Khaldi, Layan Shawabakeh at Barjeel Art Foundation, Maraya Art Centre level two, Al Qasba, Sharjah March 14th, 2010 - August 15th, 2010
Posted 5/10/10
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... [more]
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The Arts Kitchen - Feature  
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Sabhan Adam, Halim Al-Karim, Ayad Alkadhi, Manal Al Dowayan, Khaled Hafez (Egypt), Susan Hefuna, Hayv Kahraman, Jeffar Khaldi, Layan Shawabakeh at Barjeel Art Foundation, Maraya Art Centre level two, Al Qasba, Sharjah March 14th, 2010 - August 15th, 2010
Posted 5/10/10
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... [more]
Berlin, Nov. 2009 - Myth, allegory and fairy-tales are rarely just fantasies. They are often coded or veiled ways of understanding the world, as Hayv Kahraman’s metaphorical representations of women’s struggles in the Middle East demonstrate. Kahraman’s delicate yet elegant graphic drawings present troubling and painful subject matter with compelling grace and beauty. She gathers her inspiration from traditional Japanese prints, art nouveau, Persian miniature painting and fashion imagery. While... [more]
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