Artwork Details

  • Artist Rasheed Araeen
  • Title Sharjah Blues
  • Date 2013
  • Medium Steel and metallic paint
  • Dimensions 313 x 45 x 45 cm
  • Credit Commissioned by Sharjah Art Foundation
Sharjah Blues Image


Trained as a civil engineer, Araeen is best known for his formal, geometric sculptures often created from simple, sometimes industrial materials. Eschewing traditional sculptural hierarchies and compositional concerns, Araeen’s works are informed by his social and political convictions.


Sharjah Blues

Araeen, Rasheed

Known for his formal geometric sculptures made from simple materials, Rasheed Araeen is widely considered to be an early pioneer of minimalism.