CONTEMPORARY ARTISTS AND CALLIGRAPHY | 3 February–31 March 1989
A unique opportunity to see how contemporary artists exploit the potential of Arabic script and explore its mystic significance to create beautiful paintings. At Egee Art Constultancy Studio, London.
NEW ORIENTALISTS | 12 May–2 June 1989
The quest for Eastern metaphors and meanings, the desire to capture images of the Orient continues to stimulate Western contemporary artists. At Egee Art Consultancy Studio, London, a selection of works exploring these themes.
GRAHAM DAY: ABRI, THE MYSTERIOUS ART OF PAPER MARBLING | 1–15 Mar 1988
British artist Graham Day revives the ancient technique of marbling to create stunningly intricate works on paper.
AZZAWI, JUMAIE, NASIRI | 28 April–13 May 1988
Kufa Gallery presents the work of three contemporary Iraqi artists.
ARAB WOMEN ARTISTS IN THE UK | 25 March–14 April 1988
Over twenty artists featured in this extensive overview of contemporary Middle eastern women art scene, for the first time in the UK at Kufa Gallery, London.
CONTEMPORARY LEBANESE ARTISTS |
15 January–24 February 1988
Drawings, paintings and prints by Lebanese artists, including Chaffic Abboud, Saliba Doueihy, Paul Guiragossian, Mohammed El-Rawas, Ida Allameddin, Fadi Barrage and Fatima El-Hajj are brought to the UK for the first time at Kufa Gallery, London.
NAJI AL-ALI |
29 October–4 November 1987
At Kufa Gallery, an exhibition in memory of the Palestinian cartoonist assassinated in London on the 29 August 1987.
WALID MUSTAFA, TAHIR HAMID AND KARIM AZAD |
15 July–8 August 1987
Kufa Gallery presents the work of three contemporary artists from the Middle East who have all lived and studied in Europe. Each in his own way attempts to give visual expression to this complex sense of belonging to two worlds.
OLD MAPS OF THE ARAB AND ISLAMIC WORLD | 3–30 June 1987
At Kufa Gallery, London, a fascinating show accompanied by an illustrated lecture by Professor Maqbul Ahmad on 'Arab-Islamic geography and cartography in the Middle Ages'.