First Artworks Selected for Dubai Collection


The recently released Dubai Collection is the Emirate’s first institutional art collection, created in the city as well as for the city, built with a new, cutting-edge model of patronage. Featuring leading Modernist as well as Contemporary artists from the MENASA region as well as beyond, reflecting the one-of-a-kind innovative spirit of Dubai.

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates, July 13, 2021/ PRNewswire/– Dubai Collection today introduces information of the very first art work to be approved right into the just recently launched initiative, forming the basis of a new institutional art collection for Dubai through a new as well as cutting-edge partnership design. Held under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed container Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President as well as Head Of State of the UAE and Leader of Dubai, Dubai Collection is a community-led and also joint plan permitting clients to offer their works while preserving legal possession, in addition to gaining from expert suggestions to sustain the growth of both individual and public collections.

Artworks in the Dubai Collection will certainly come for public appreciation as well as education via a committed digital gallery, releasing in September 2021. The first physical Dubai Collection exhibition showcasing chosen artworks from His Highness Sheikh Mohammed container Rashid Al Maktoum’s collection and also various other vital Dubai collections will be introduced later this year at Dubai’s Etihad Museum.

Following the initial Curatorial board selection process, 87 artworks will enter the Dubai Collection, including works by several leading contemporary Arab musicians, including Baya (Algeria, 1931-1998), Fateh Moudarres (Syria, 1922-1999), Chafic Abboud (Lebanon, 1926-2004) as well as Adam Henein (Egypt, 1929 -2020). An important emphasis in the procurements are jobs by leading Emirati artists, such as Abdul Qader Al Rais (UAE, 1951) as well as Shaikha Al Mazrou (UAE, 1988).

Amongst the accepted artworks, 19 are part of the A.R.M. Holding Art Collection, a brand-new corporate collection released by the Dubai-based personal investment company and multi-focused economic enabler to symbolize their support of the city and its prospective as an inceptive worldwide cultural center. Highlights of the collection consist of Mohamed Ahmed Ibrahim (UAE, 1962), Lamya Gargash (UAE, 1982), Moath Alofi (Saudi Arabia, 1984) and also Rathin Barman (India, 1981).

Commenting on the statement, the chairperson of the Dubai Collection Steering Committee, Her Highness Sheikha Latifa bint Mohammed Bin Rashid al Maktoum, claimed: “We are at an extremely exciting moment in the development of the Dubai Collection campaign as we see the initial artworks be accepted right into the Collection. I look forward to seeing this task become yet another landmark in our operate in making Dubai a social as well as creative hub for the globe.”

The Steering Board manages the advancement of the Collection as well as comprises of leading numbers from the city’s cultural scene, consisting of: His Excellency Mohammed Al-Murr, His Excellency Abdul Rahman Al Owais, Her Excellency Noura bint Mohammed Al Kaabi, Abdelmonem Container Eisa Alserkal, and also Muna Easa Al Gurg.

Chaired by Muna Faisal al Gurg, Supervisor of Museums Division at Dubai Culture and also Arts Authority, Dubai Collection’s independent Curatorial Board is accountable for the imaginative direction of the collection and also includes: Munira Al Sayegh, Dr. Nada Shabout, Antonia Carver, Maryam Al Dabbagh, Venetia Concierge and Catherine David.


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Pictures mohamed-ahmed-ibrahim-sitting-man. jpg Mohamed Ahmed Ibrahim, Resting Guy collection, 2012-2013 6 make-ups, Oil on&canvas, Each&panel(80 x 60cm); Overall(160 x 180cm), Repainted between 2012-2013, Courtesy of A.R.M Holding Corporate Art Collection,&Provenance: Lawrie Shabibi gallery, Dubai.