Barbican Art Gallery, London
14th Sep – 27th Oct 1995
This exhibition draws together six contemporary artists from six different parts of the African disapora, Osman Waquilla (Sudan), Ahmed Mustafa (Egypt), Ali Omar Ermes (Libya), Rachid Koraichi (Algeria), Nja Mahdaoui (Tunisia) and Mhdi Qotbi (Morocco); each artist uses Islamic calligraphy as a source of creative expression.
BRUNEI GALLERY, SOAS, LONDON
12 JANUARY–25 MARCH 2023
STUDY DAY: SAT. 14 JANUARY, 10AM–1PM
This exhibition is about three generations of artists from Iran and the Arab world, from the early pioneers of a vernacular Lettrism movement in the 1960s till now.
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.
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.