The Samawi Collection II - Dubai
From March 12 until April 26, Ayyam Art Center will showcase the second edition of ‘The Samawi Collection II’, a museum-quality exhibition featuring over sixty works of art from the private collections of Khaled and Hisham Samawi. For its first edition in 2011, ‘Selections from the Samawi Collection’ displayed fifty carefully selected paintings from Arab artists traversing the region and spanning generations providing an opportunity for visitors to view the history and evolution of contemporary Arab art.
‘The Samawi Collection II’ aims to provide a more comprehensive look into the diversity of contemporary photography and conceptual art by expanding the scope to include emerging and established artists from the region as well as France, the United Kingdom, Korea, and the United States.
Manal Al Dowayan ‘I am… a Doctor’ 82 X 82 cm. Silver Gelatin Print on Fiber Based Paper Edition 7 out of 10 2009
Youssef Nabil 'Sleep. Cairo' 115 X 75 cm. Hand-Colored Silver Gelatin Print 1997
James Clar 'Got Recession' 100 X 80 X 60 cm. Magis 'Puppy XL', Brass Rod, Steel Rod, Acrylic, LED light. Edition 1 of 2 2010
Oleg Dou 'Ronald from the series Toy Story' 180 X 180 cm. Photo - plasticization Edition 4 of 6 2008
Angela Palmer 'Double Self Portrait' 19.5 x 45 x 29.5 cm. Unique Drawing on Multiple Sheets of Glass. Edition 2 of 5 2008
Halim Al Karim 'Untitled' 3 x (73 x 53 cm). Photograph Lambda Print. Edition 2 of 2 2002
More details of this upcoming exhibition will be available soon.