Katara opens two art exhibitions - 'Acrylic Pouring Exhibition 2', 'Divine Horses'
24 Jan 2023News
The 'Acrylic Pouring Exhibition 2' at Building 18 was inaugurated by Cultural Village Foundation, Katara. The inaugartion was attended by H E Dr. Hamad bin Abdulaziz Al Kawari, Minister of State and President of Qatar National Library, and Katara General Manager, Prof. Dr. Khalid bin Ibrahim Al Sulaiti. It is organised by Katara, in cooperation with the Rassem Center for Creativity.
Another art exhibition, entitled 'Divine Horses' by the Georgian artist Mikheil Eristavi, has also been unveiled; It was attended by Ambassador of Georgia to Qatar, H E Nikoloz Revazishvili, along with other envoys, media professionals and the public. The exhibition is being held at Building 47.
Prof. Dr. Al Sulaiti stressed the importance the foundation attaches to various artistic experiences that would enrich the local cultural and artistic scene with its diversity. He said that the opening of the two exhibitions “present important creative experiences with different artistic techniques, and despite the difference in what they offer, they constitute rich artistic experiences that would provide an addition to the local art scene”.
“We affirm through this that Katara is a cultural meeting place for various artists, whether they are Qataris or foreigners, he said, stressing that such exhibitions contribute to the promotion of knowledge and artistic exchange between artists.
Ambassador Revazishvili expressed his gratitude for the efforts made by Katara and its prominent role in bringing peoples and cultures together, which is of great importance in the relations between the two countries.
The exhibition “Divine Horses” by Georgian artist Eristavi includes more than ten paintings that dealt with the Arabian horse as the main subject of the artist’s paintings and graphic works.
Meanwhile, plastic artist Mona Al Sada, Artist and Director of the Rassem Center for Creativity, who is presenting the Acrylic Pouring Exhibition 2, said the paintings are the result of an artistic workshop organised by the centre.
Al Sada explained the exhibition presents more than 40 works by 17 artists, including plastic artist Dr. Walid Sarab from the Kuwait and herself.
The Acrylic Pouring Exhibition 2 will run until January 27 and is located at Building 18, while the Divine Horses exhibition will continue until January 28 at Building 47. Both exhibitions are open from 10am to 10pm.