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Check out the UAE’s amazing art scene this month

By Catherine Harper
1 Aug 2015 | 12:00 am
  • Salah Shaheen's work will be shown at the Z Gallery at Four Points by Sheraton.

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Calligraphy whispers

The Z Gallery at Four Points by Sheraton on SZR is hosting an exhibition of the works of renowned digital calligrapher and Arabic geometry artist Salah Shaheen, who has exhibited widely within the region and further afield. Featuring both traditional Arabic calligraphy styles as well as modern interpretations, the exhibition aims to showcase the importance of celebrating such a historic Arabic tradition and integrating it into modern art. Salah’s work will be on show at the gallery throughout August. 04 323 0333

 Portrait of Fayum

Louvre Abu Dhabi

Continuing the display of artworks to the public prior to the official opening of Louvre Abu Dhabi, August’s additions to the preview collection at Manarat Al Saadiyat will include sculptures from across the world celebrated in Louvre Abu Dhabi Stories: Immortal Figures. Expect a carved wooden Uli statue from Papua New Guinea, a Nepalese gilt copper figurine and an Italian bust of Saint Peter Martyr. See these in addition to the initial preview collection that includes Portrait of Fayum. Until August 30. louvreabudhabi.ae

By Catherine Harper

By Catherine Harper