Bahrain hosts international art exhibition

Bahrain will host the most anticipated art exhibition "Art Bahrain," which focuses on creation, communication and inspiration

Photo by: Reuters
Photo by: Reuters

Updated Jul 28, 2015

Art Bahrain team announced that Art Bahrain will start on October 13, 2015.

The Art Bahrain team revealed details of participating galleries and artists from around the world, urging young artists to participate in the exhibition and join the leading names during a press conference. 

It was also announced that the first edition of Art Bahrain will feature the launch of Sacha Jafri’s 18-year Retrospective International Collection. 

The full Retrospective Collection will consist of 48 artistic works from 1996 to 2014.

Art Bahrain team expects to host up to 200 international art collectors, close to 2,000 VIP clients and approximately 10,000 visitors. 

The fair will also see the works of leading Bahraini artists Jamal Abdul Rahim, Shaikha Lulwa bint Abdulaziz Al Khalifa and Shaikha Marwa bint Rashid Al Khalifa, amongst others.

The exhibition is designed to encourage individuals and companies to invest in art and displays many gifted artists of South Asia and the Middle East by hosting regular exhibitions.

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