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picture of Farhad Ahrarnia
Her Body, Her Nation, 2014-2015
Farhad Ahrarnia Her Body, Her Nation, 2014-2015
Digital print heat transferred onto polyester aida,
hand stitched using silk, cotton and metalic thread,
and needles 33.3 x 27 x 1.5 cm
Courtesy Lawrie Shabibi and the artist

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Miya Ando, Gold diptych, 2015,
urethane and pigment on aluminum, 48 x 48 inches/122 x 122 cm

picture of Untitled from Storeys series
Untitled from Storeys series, 2015,
Acrylic on canvas, 180 x 235 cm


FARHAD AHRARNIA

A Dish Fit for the Gods

Lawrie Shabibi
Unit 21, Alserkal Avenue Al-Quoz, Dubai UAE

15 November 2015 – 14 January 2016













MIYA ANDO

Sora/Ku (Sky/Emptiness)

Sundram Tagore Singapore presents new paintings and installations by New York Artist Miya Ando

Venue: 5 Lock Road 01-05, Gillman Barracks, Singapore

29 October 2015 - 8 January 2016







Tammam Azzam

“The Road”


Ayyam Gallery
11, Alserkal Avenue, Dubai


18 January – 3 March 2016





Lawrie Shabibi is proud to present A Dish Fit for the Gods by Farhad Ahrarnia, his first solo exhibition in the Middle East region. Ahrarnia’s central premise is the ambivalent engagement between West and East spanning centuries or even millennia. The fever of Egypt, Egyptology and all its findings worked its way into the arts, theatre and dance, architecture and literature, and the development of modernist projects in the Twentieth-century. Ahrarnia explores the aesthetic outcome of these parallel sensibilities, where high modernism converges and entangles with the ancient, mythical and the exotic in order to spiritually articulate itself.
A Dish Fit for the Gods juxtaposes ancient imagery, Twentieth-century modernism, hand-embroidered textiles depicting archival images of actors, spies and authors, metalwork and Khatam (Persian micro-mosaic),... Read more


Sundaram Tagore Galleries in Hong Kong and Singapore are pleased to present a dual exhibition of recent paintings by New York artist Miya Ando. The exhibition will take place concurrently at both galleries, with each location showcasing different work.A descendant of Bizen sword makers, Ando spent her childhood among Buddhist priests in a temple in Okayama, Japan, and later, in California. Combining traditional techniques of her ancestry with modern industrial technology, Ando skillfully transforms sheets of metal into ephemeral, abstract paintings suffused with color ... Read more


Ayyam Gallery Dubai is pleased to announce The Road, a solo show by Tammam Azzam. Comprising of a brand new body of work, The Road centers around Azzam’s first series of paintings executed since leaving Damascus over four years ago.
Established as a leading voice for his native Syria, the artist has become internationally celebrated for his powerful digital media artworks that have chronicled the tragic events of the uprising in the spring of 2011 and consequent humanitarian crisis that followed. No longer limited to the constraints of working digitally, Dubai based Azzam has now settled back into studio-life, returning to the painting practice he left behind in Damascus... Read more