Museum-quality exhibition from the private collections of Khaled and Hisham Samawi at Ayyam Art Center


DUBAI.- From March 12 until April 26, the Ayyam Art Center will showcase the second edition of ‘The Samawi Collection II’, a museum-quality exhibition featuring over sixty works of art from the private collections of Khaled and Hisham Samawi. For its inaugural exhibition in 2011, “Selections from the Samawi Collection” displayed fifty carefully selected paintings from Arab artists traversing the region and spanning generations providing an opportunity for visitors to view the history and evolution of contemporary Arab art. ‘The Samawi Collection II’ aims to provide a more comprehensive look into the realms of contemporary photography and conceptual art by expanding the scope to include emerging and established artists from the immediate region as well as France, the Netherlands, the United Kingdom, Korea, and the United States. Photographic works by Lara Attalah, Newsha Tavakolian, Rania Matar, Rich