Over 50 Years of Art | Welcome to Ali Omar Ermes

ARTISTAS POR LA PAZ

The Islamic Cultural Centre, Madrid

12th Dec – 22nd Dec 2002
The main aim of this exhibition was to encourage, through art, a climate of understanding in the relationships among people. “The Islamic Cultural Centre in Madrid, has put at the disposal of this artistic expression its Exhibition Hall for this international encounter among artists from a variety of nationalities, beliefs and styles, where getting over natural differences and with a determined commitment to the cause of Peace, join their efforts and show everyone that co-existence among different cultures and peoples, and among their different artistic expressions, is possible if there is an authentic wish for dialogue.”

Guests included His Excellency Mohsen Bilal, Syrian Ambassador in Madrid and Ms. Pilar Molina, representative of the Regional Government of Aragón in Madrid. As an act of solidarity, 20% of the artworks sold will be donated to the International Red Cross and the Red Half Moon for their humanitarian aid campaigns. Inmaculada Arricivita, Curator.






Also in Exhibitions

TARIQAH - Maraya Art Centre, UAE
TARIQAH - Maraya Art Centre, UAE

Barjeel Art Foundation will host an exhibition entitled Tariqah (Pathway) at Maraya Art Centre on the 21st of February. The exhibition will present a collection of modern and contemporary Arab artworks inspired by Islamic art traditions. The artworks have been selected from the private collection of Sultan Saud Al Qassimi, founder of Barjeel Art Foundation. The exhibition coincides with the celebration of Sharjah as ‘Capital of Islamic Culture 2014′, with pieces on display referencing the ‘pathway’ of translating ephemeral ideas into material forms through art-making.

Continue Reading →

BETWEEN DESERT AND SEA: A SELECTION FROM THE JORDAN NATIONAL GALLERY OF FINE ARTS
BETWEEN DESERT AND SEA: A SELECTION FROM THE JORDAN NATIONAL GALLERY OF FINE ARTS

The exhibition “Between Desert and Sea: A Selection from the Jordan National Gallery of Fine Arts” opened on 24 January 2013, it shows the common background in contemporary visual art between Turkey and the Arab countries that are on the shore of the Mediterranean which includes Algeria, Egypt, Jordan, Lebanon, Libya, Morocco, Palestine, Syria, and Tunisia.

Continue Reading →

MODERN ARAB ART AND LETTERS IN ART
MODERN ARAB ART AND LETTERS IN ART

Meem Gallery’s two-part exhibition, Modern Arab Art and Letters in Art, marks the first installment of the gallery’s new curatorial venture Meem Projects. Modern Arab Art will display key works, in a range of media (painting, sculpture, and drawings), by modern ‘pioneer’ artists.

Continue Reading →