18 July 2019

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Wissam Shawkat: Evolution | Revolution

7 May

Free

Solo exhibition by the Dubai based artist, a continuation of his contemporary practice in the art of using calligraphic forms in abstract works. He says: “The visual richness and intricate detail of the Arabic alphabet is summarised in this show. My work takes on a new freedom, which on one hand can be considered revolutionary, yet very natural for me with my long relation with letterforms”. If Wissam Shawkat isn’t yet one of your favourite contemporary Arabic calligraphers, you should really visit this show …

To 1 June.

Above: Wissam Shawkat, Lost in Love 2. Below: Wissam Shawkat, Celebration

 

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Date:
7 May
Cost:
Free
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Alliance Française Dubai
Dubai,United Arab Emirates+ Google Map