Fri 19-01-2018 10:33 AM
SHARJAH, 19th January, 2018 (WAM) — Noura bint Mohammed Al Kaabi, Minister of Culture and Knowledge Development, has said that the exhibition of Hassan Sharif, “I Am The Single Work Artist”, represents an exceptional opportunity for the local art audience to learn about one of the most important creative experiences that has succeeded in making a qualitative leap in the current artistic scene for its rich and diverse artistic production of styles and content.
She said during her visit to the exhibition, organised by the Sharjah Art Foundation, SAF, in Al Mureijah Square.
Al Kaabi listened to a detailed explanation of the nature of the art works included in the exhibition and the most important characteristic of it as documentation on the development of the artistic and cultural landscape in the country. Sheikha Nawar Al Qasimi, Head of Development at Sharjah Art Foundation, SAF, and Sheikha Noura Al Mualla, Head of the Arts Centres at SAF were accompanying her.
The Minister of Culture then toured Bait Al Serkal in Arts Area to see the second part of the exhibition’s artwork.
Hassan Sharif’s exhibition is a culmination of Sharif’s long and storied history with Sharjah, where he first began staging interventions and exhibitions of contemporary art. Minister Al Kaabi was introduced to the nature of the artworks displayed in the exhibition and their important role in documenting the ongoing cultural and artistic development within the country.
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