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Cai Guo-Qiang to Open First Show in the Middle East at Mathaf: Arab Museum of Modern Art

DOHA.- Mathaf: Arab Museum of Modern Art announced an exhibition of new and recent work by the internationally renowned Chinese-born artist Cai Guo-Qiang. On view from December 5, 2011 to May 26, 2012, Cai Guo-Qiang: Saraab will be the artist’s first solo exhibition in the Middle East, as well as the first single-artist exhibition at Mathaf since its grand opening in December 2010. Saraab will feature more than 50 works, including newly commissioned pieces, recent artwork, and documentary materials that illustrate the artist’s unique creative process. “Qatar Museums Authority is pleased to advance our mission to encourage global cultural dialogue and exchange by presenting the work of Cai Guo-Qiang at Mathaf,” said Qatar Museums Authority Chairperson Her Excellency