Many of the leading newspapers, magazines and websites have written about the work and ideas of Ali Omar Ermes. These have been published in forms of both written articles and interviews. Here is a selection of what has been published about Ali Omar Ermes:

Jaeger-LeCoultre celebrates the spirit of invention of Dubai Expo 2020

Jaeger-LeCoultre Middle East Brand Director Renaud Pretet and members of… Read More

Touchline’s Philanthropy Age helps raise $80,000 for Syrian refugees

One of Touchline’s publications, Philanthropy Age, teamed up with acclaimed Arabic artist Ali Omar Ermes… Read More

The Dance of Quill and Ink: Contemporary Art of the Middle East

On 16th November 2007 at the State Hermitage Museum (Halls 28-32 by the Saltykov Entrance) and… Read More

Artist who introduced Arabic lettering, language on canvas

In the beginning I was looking at how to express our own culture and civilisation without following the… Read More

Christie’s Dubai auction nets $10m

Art enthusiasts in Dubai competed for the 140 art works at Christie’s auction, which were sold… Read More

UNHCR to benefit from Arab poems

Dubai: A depiction of the Sixth Ode from the seven highly respected Arabic poems known as the Muallaqat Read More

Collected splendour

Christie’s ninth sale season offers works by Middle Eastern artists, reflecting the region’s growing importance as an art destination… Read More

Brought back home

“Art buyers in the UAE are no longer choosing standard Orientalist paintings but want more contemporary work” said Yvonne Eklund… Read More

Most expensive artworks sold in latest Dubai auction

Global auction house Christie’s said that its latest auction in Dubai saw 140… Read More

‘Muallaqat Al Sabaa’ on display in Dubai

Dubai: A depiction of the Sixth Ode from the seven highly respected Arabic poems known as the Muallaqat… Read More

The Los Angeles County Museum of Art

Writing in Arabic is not only a consistent and powerful theme in classical Islamic art but it also resonates… Read More

Barjeel Art Foundation

Ali Omar Ermes is a prolific artist, writer, and community activist. Since 1968, he has created ‘literary artworks’, paintings based… Read More

Jaeger-LeCoultre’s connection to World Expo 2020

Jaeger-LeCoultre commissioned Ali Omar Ermes to create ‘The Expo painting’ named Tawasul… Read More

Modern and contemporary art auction during Art Dubai

Christie’s is back in Dubai with an exciting program for next month, including an auction of modern and… Read More

Art auction to aid Syrian refugees

Philanthropy Age is delighted to be auctioning The Sixth Ode by internationally acclaimed Arabic artist Ali Omar Ermes at the Christie’s… Read More

UNHCR to benefit from sale of an Ermes painting

During its next sale of Modern and Contemporary Arab, Iranian and Turkish art, held at Jumeirah Emirates Towers on 19th March… Read More

Jaeger-LeCoultre celebrates Dubai’s Expo win through art

To celebrate Dubai’s winning bid to host the World Expo 2020, Swiss… Read More

Artist profile: A picture of learning

Ali Omar Ermes’ beautiful works have been engaging the worlds of art and Islam for years. And, as… Read More

Gulf courses

Family life is extremely private in the Gulf. In a way, it is not surprising that people who dress so conservatively, with women… Read More

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