'Al-Bidaya' marks Dubai-based Artspace's first showcase at Abu Dhabi Art Fair
- United Arab Emirates: Monday, November 05 - 2012 at 11:17
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Leading Middle Eastern contemporary art gallery, Artspace will this November debut its participation in the Abu Dhabi Art Fair with an eclectic collection of works entitled 'Al-Bidaya', which is the Arabic word for beginnings or origins.
The Al-Bidaya collection consists of various elements including calligraphy, structure, harmonious design and Islamic geometric shapes. Artspace's prominent selection captures the essence of contemporary art and the origins of Arabic and Islamic traditions with inspiration drawn from the Arabic alphabet. The works will emphasize Arabic lettering and words including the 99 names of Allah and other Quranic verses.
Managing Director of Artspace, Maliha Al Tabari said, "This is our first ever participation in the Abu Dhabi Art Fair, and we are very excited. Abu Dhabi Art is a highly anticipated fair within the global art community dedicated to celebrating modern and contemporary art. We at Artspace are committed to creating awareness about the importance of contemporary art and to promoting both emerging and veteran artists from around the region, and the Abu Dhabi Art Fair is the perfect venue to exhibit and appreciate the many diverse and distinguished pieces on display."
The prestigious Abu Dhabi Art Fair, now in its fourth edition, will run from November 7 through November 12, 2012, and will feature a selection of modern and contemporary art from leading art galleries around the world. The fair provides an ideal platform for emerging and established artists to come together with collectors and art enthusiasts.
Visit Artspace at the Abu Dhabi Art Fair, Booth M3, Saadiyat Cultural District, Abu Dhabi, November 7 - 10, 2012.
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