Whitechapel Gallery Partners with Barjeel Foundation for Major Exhibition of Arab Art

July 10th, 2015

Marwan Kassab Bachi, The Three Palestinian Boys (1970), via Art NewspaperLondon’s Whitechapel Gallery has announced plans for an ambitious exhibition of Arab art, pulling more than 100 works from the Barjeel Art Foundation, and noted as “the broadest single overview of Arab art to be shown in the UK to date,” the Art Newspaper reports.  “The Barjeel foundation’s guiding principle is to contribute to the intellectual development of the art scene in the Arab region by building a prominent, publicly accessible art collection in the UAE,” the foundation said in a statement.

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