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ALI OMAR ERMES: IN CONTEXT

ALI OMAR ERMES: IN CONTEXT

47 Albemarle Street, London

20th Oct – 14th Nov 2003

Ali Omar Ermes is a globally renowned artist, one of the most gifted contemporary Islamic artists of today and the most collected artist in the Islamic world. He is staging his first one-man-show for a decade in London in Mayfair in October during Islamic Art’s week.

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Sponsored by Merrill Lynch Global Private Client Group

Merrill Lynch sponsors the exhibition. This is one of the first occasions a major sponsor of the Arts has undertaken such a move in relation to sponsoring a commercial exhibition. With Merrill Lynch’s strong positioning within the Middle Eastern market and with the global recognition Ali Omar Ermes holds as an artist, a suitable partnership was found.






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