by Faisal Samra
Tuesday, 24 September at 7 pm, Ayyam Gallery Jeddah - TONIGHT | Faisal Samra, 'MAJAZZ (METAPHOR)'


Ayyam Gallery Jeddah is pleased to invite you to the private preview of ‘MAJAZZ (METAPHOR)’ , the solo exhibition of Saudi Arabian artist Faisal Samra this evening, Tuesday, 24 September at 7pm.

This hugely significant artist is returning to Saudi Arabia for the first time in 13 years, where he will present a series of works, including two new triptychs and Arab Spring, a major new installation reflecting on recent political events in the Arab world. The exhibition marks viagra online canada pharmacy the first show of a Saudi artist at Ayyam Gallery Jeddah.

As one of the first practising conceptual artists in Saudi Arabia, Faisal Samra, who now lives and works in Bahrain, is among the most influential Gulf artists working today. Having broken with tradition early in his career, the artist now works mainly in video, installation and photography. Samra has spoken in the past of ‘dissolving the border between painting and sculpture by freeing the canvas from the frame’ and this ethos permeates the works shown at this exhibition.

Exhibition Facts

Preview: 24 September 2013, 7pm
Exhibition Dates: 24 September – 31 October 2013
Location: Bougainvillea Center Jeddah, Gate 2, Third Floor, Malik Road, next to etoile and stars avenue, Al-Shati District, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia

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