Nasser Al Aswadi was born on October 4th, 1978 in the al Hujr village, not far from Taiz, the third city of Yemen, where he lived until he turned 16 years old. Later on, he studied architecture in Taiz and then in Sanaa. He exhibited his first works in Sanaa in 2001.DOWNLOAD CATALOGUE
FIGURATIVE TO ABSTRACTION, a two part exhibition of selected studies, drawings and works by the late ALFRED BASBOUS.
Part 1 Reception – 12th of October at 7 pm.
On view until November 10.
Part 2 Reception – 23rd of November at 7 pm.
ARTSPACE Gallery Hosts Exclusive Exhibition for Zakaria Ramhani and Jacques Vartabedian titled Re-Flect. September 2016 - The prestigious Dubai-based ARTSPACE Gallery will hold an exhibit for Moroccan Artist Zakaria Ramhani and Lebanese-Armenian Artist Jacques Vartabedian. The exhibition will launch the new art season ahead for ARTSPACE. ARTSPACE is committed to the promotion of modern and contemporary Middle Eastern art and artists.
Zakaria Ramhani was born in Tangier in 1983. The son of a painter, he discovered very early the different painting techniques in his father’s studio. Deeply influenced by the way the religious conservatives criticized his father for making figurative art, Zakaria Ramhani chose to use and transform the Islamic tradition of calligraphy, whose abstract nature allowed artists to avoid violating the prohibition against figurative representation. Zakaria Ramhani got his diploma to become a fine art teacher in Tangier in 2003, and worked as a teacher, before giving up his work to devote himself entirely to his paintings. In his own words he speaks very candidly about his work:
April 2016 - The prestigious Dubai-based ARTSPACE Gallery will hold an exhibit for Moroccan Artist Fatiha Zemmouri titled Vibrations. Artspace is committed to the promotion of modern and contemporary Middle Eastern art and artists.Born in 1966, visual artist Fatiha Zemmouri is a graduate of the Casablanca School of Fine Arts. Very early in her career she developed interest in materials such as coal, burnt wood, ceramic, and porcelain.
Fatiha uses each alteration of matter to grow closer to the deeper being. Combustion, laceration, stitching, burning: all steps through which the matter is transformed to reveal itself as it is. Upon completion, the abstractions carry the memory of the black or white monochrome; and the matter, a metaphor of the body, reveals itself to be a life force.
March 2016 - The prestigious Dubai-based ARTSPACE Gallery, will hold an exhibit for the renowned Egyptian Artist Khaled Zaki titled Hymns of Gold. Artspace is committed to the promotion of modern and contemporary Middle Eastern art and artists.Born in Suez, Egypt in 1964, sculptor Khaled Zaki holds a Bachelor in Business from the Faculty of Commerce and a Master's in Restoration from the Faculty of Archaeology at Cairo University. Zaki studied Sculpture at the Al Khonany Museum of Art in Giza and perfected his use of stone and bronze in the various workshops in Pietrasanta Lu, Italy. A versatile artist, he has been commended on his painting and in 2000, won a national competition for the design and execution of a monumental sculpture in Galan Square, Cairo. During the Egyptian revolution of January 25th his works had been clearly moved from abstract to a combination between figurative and abstract where the artist with his style and in his own way could capture and express the feelings, dreams, and expectations of those living today within Egyptian and Arab society.
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