Masters of Arabia

The unique exhibition of Arab artists "Sky above the East" is held from May 29 to June 27 in the gallery of the Emirates Palace Hotel in Abu Dhabi.


The exhibition was organized by the Abu Dhabi Music and Arts Foundation and the Barjeel Art Foundation in honor of International Museum Day. The exhibition features 55 works by 49 artists from 12 countries, which reflect the history of the Middle East and the Arab world in the 20th century.

Particular attention will be paid to the contribution of the artist to the modern intellectual development of society. So, the exhibition is accompanied by an educational program for all ages: seminars, workshops on calligraphy, art painting and much more. Excursions take place every Thursday, at 15.00. In addition, during the days of the exhibition in the gallery you can meet with the leaders of the museums of the UAE.


The Opera Gallery, located at the Dubai International Financial Center, presents a series of paintings by renowned Spanish artist Lita Cabellut. The exposition of Lita Cabellut's solo exhibition, “Memoirs Covered with a Gold Leaf,” includes her best works of art devoted to the female image in a hijab. 30 paintings of the art exhibition, the size of which sometimes reaches 1 m by 1.5 m, reflect the unique vision of the image of a Muslim woman by a Spanish artist. Lita Cabellut used artificially obsolete wood and paper, among the elements of the paintings were shreds of gold foil.


The world's largest portrait of Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan, the first president of the UAE and father of the nation, appeared in the Emirate desert. The famous artist Sylvain Tramble created a 12 x 10 m painting of sand and glue. The portrait is clearly visible from a light aircraft. It will be installed on an 80-meter sand dune in the Art Hub art space in Liva, the oasis of Sheikh Zayed. The artist also voiced the idea of ​​creating a new masterpiece on the helipad of the Burj Al Arab hotel. It remains only to wait for new achievements.

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