View of part of the Fujairah Corniche and the Hajar Mountains in the Background

Monday, May 26, 2008

Picasso Exhibition in Abu Dhabi, UAE

The Arab world’s first exhibition of the works of Pablo Picasso, spanning all periods and styles in the career of the 20th century’s signature artist, is to open in Abu Dhabi, the capital of the United Arab Emirates, this week under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces.

The retrospective Picasso Abu Dhabi: Masterpieces from the Musée National Picasso, Paris, featuring 186 paintings, sculptures and drawings, will run in Gallery One of Emirates Palace from May 27 through September 4, 2008.

For article and more details: Albawaba.Com, 25 May 2008.

Picasso Holds Court in Emirates Palace, The National, 26 May 2008.

Online Interactive Picasso Exhibit, The National, 26 May 2008.

Dr. Geoff Pound

Image: Bust of a Woman with a Hat (Dora), 1939 by Pablo Picasso