Tag: Middle East Modern & Contemporary Art

  • Latif Al Ani “Documenting the unforgettable and the forgotten”

    Latif Al Ani “Documenting the unforgettable and the forgotten”

    November 15, 2022 – present Curated by Morad Montazami Latif Al Ani (1932-2021) known as the “father of Iraqi photography” was the first to capture extensively the cosmopolitan life of Iraq in the 1950s-1970s. His black and white images represent a unique visual memory of the country during its golden age and a major postcolonial…

  • The Sea Was Far Away and the sky further

    The Sea Was Far Away and the sky further

    March 2022-November 2022 What can we learn from nature about the essence of being? Dubai-based, multidisciplinary visual artist, Shagayeq Arabi, sets out to question the flow of existence through evocative natural forms made with locally found objects, cast in their natural environment, to create a context of their own, the context embedding itself within the…

  • Untitled – A selection of Artworks from The Farjam Collection

    Untitled – A selection of Artworks from The Farjam Collection

    March 2021 – March 2022

  • Concepts and the Divine Abstract exhibition

    Concepts and the Divine Abstract exhibition

    March-June 2021 (During Covid-19 pandemic lock down) The Farjam Foundation is celebrating the pioneers of the Emirati contemporary art scene in its latest exhibition, Concepts and The Divine Abstract. This will be the first time the Foundation has assembled and showcased its exceptional holdings of Emirati pioneering modern masters to the younger generation of rising artists.…

  • Out of Focus/Union

    Out of Focus/Union

    March 2018- March 2019 The exhibition ‘Out of Focus/Union’ will bring together eight works from six artists in one uniquely captivating and thought-provoking collection. The invited artists have been reveled as Chahine Khosravi, Owais Husein, Halim Al Karim, Imran Channa, Saad Querishi and Afshan Daneshvar. The works to be displayed are described as ‘enablers of…

  • The Everlasting Roots

    The Everlasting Roots

    March – July 2017 In conjunction with Art Dubai, The Farjam Foundation will be honoring the life and work of critically acclaimed artist and director, Abbas Kiarostami. The celebrated filmmaker, poet, painter and photographer passed away in Paris last year. The comprehensive exhibition will survey a range of his photographic series, including: Snow White, Windows,…

  • 1971: Contemporary Art From The UAE

    1971: Contemporary Art From The UAE

    October 2015 – December 2015 The Farjam Foundation, in its quest to discover, harness and bring awareness about regional talent, is delighted to dedicate a special exhibition entitled 1971: Contemporary Art from The UAE to showcase the works of established and emerging Emirati artists. The exhibition epitomizes the embodiment of the artists’ creative skills and their extraordinary harmonious relationship with their homeland.  It delves into the…

  • ZERO: Infinite Possibilities

    ZERO: Infinite Possibilities

    March 2015 – September 2015 On March 16, The Farjam Foundation invites viewers to experience a group exhibition featuring 15 renowned artists, whose works challenge our perception of reality by merging art with science, creating a renewed harmony between man and nature, and restoring art at the metaphysical dimension. Inspired by the German art movement,…

  • #in.ter.fer.en.ce

    #in.ter.fer.en.ce

    September 2014 – March 2015 On September 14, 2014, The Farjam Foundation presents the exhibition #Interference, a selection of works from the Farjam Collection. The Foundation has commissioned Curatorial X, a Paris based curatorial collective agency specializing in the development of interactive museum exhibitions to launch a cyber dialogue. As part of a larger global…

  • Memories of Destruction: Selected Works by Aydin Aghdashloo from The Farjam Collection

    Memories of Destruction: Selected Works by Aydin Aghdashloo from The Farjam Collection

    October 2013 – December 2013 On October 2, 2013, The Farjam Foundation presents Memories of Destruction: Selected Works by Aydin Aghdashloo from The Farjam Collection. Distinguished as “Maestro” in Iran, Aydin Aghdashloo’s multifaceted career has been a driving force behind the mid 20th century artistic and cultural renaissance within Iran. With his internationally acclaimed expertise, Aydin…