Untitled

Untitled

Unnikrishnan C
2015

Unnikrishnan’s paintings and carvings on brick record intimate scenes of life in the city and anecdotes of his relations with people and objects.

Fahrelnissa Zeid: Selected Works

Fahrelnissa Zeid: Selected Works

Fahrelnissa Zeid practice is marked by her monumental abstract works from the late 1940s–60s influenced by stained glass and mosaic design

Etel Adnan: Selected Works

Etel Adnan: Selected Works

Etel Adnan
1995—2015

Through painting, Etel Adnan conveys her private relationship to nature as living subject, each painting an ‘expression of an encounter’.

Invisible Sun

Invisible Sun

Julie Mehretu
2014-2015

Julie Mehretu’s new body of work offers a more contemplative and pared-down response in the aftermath of that moment as she probes deeper into the visual language of abstraction.

Sound of Angles

Sound of Angles

Mohammed Kazem
2014

Mohammed Kazem employs the same technique to scratch a series of shapes on paper that refer to the angles created when opening doors

Scratches on paper

Scratches on paper

Mohammed Kazem
2014

Scratches on Paper (2011–14) demonstrates this technique to render sound and light in a deeply subjective way – a personal chronicle writ in bumps and depressions and left subject to the viewer’s contemplation.

Sky Blue Flag

Sky Blue Flag

Byron Kim
2015

Sky Blue Flag (2015) is an installation by Byron Kim placed along the Corniche of Sharjah, a site where people of many nations congregate for commerce.

Sunday Paintings

Sunday Paintings

Byron Kim
2001-

Byron Kim has long distilled his approach to life and art in a conceptual practice marked by studies of colour and abstraction.

Le Cargo

Le Cargo

Faustin Linyekula
2011

In this self-choreographed solo performance, Linyekula moves, narrates and sings to original music composed by Obilo drummers and guitarist Flamme Kapaya.

untitled 2015 (Eau de RRose of Damascus)

untitled 2015 (Eau de RRose of Damascus)

Rirkrit Tiravanija
2015

untitled 2015 (Eau de RRose of Damascus) draws inspiration from a fourteenth-century model of a rosewater distillery by Al-Mizzi that Rirkrit Tiravanija encountered at the Sharjah Museum of Islamic Civilization.

Is it always there?

Is it always there?

Lee Kit
2015

In his practice, Lee Kit works with everyday materials such as fabric or cardboard to address ordinary daily rituals and the uses we give them.

AT THE RISK OF THE REAL

AT THE RISK OF THE REAL

Cinthia Marcelle
2015

AT THE RISK OF THE REAL (2015) expands on Cinthia Marcelle’s engagement with labour, industrial production and the reciprocity between art and daily life.

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