33 paintings will be exhibited and a copy of Art Noor’s book entitled “99 Names of Allah” will be gifted to every visitor of the opening events, while high quality affordable prints of Art Noor’s large body of work will be made available to visitors by Monda Gallery who is organizing the event.
The exhibition, taking place in Sofitel The Palm’s dedicated art space on the ground floor of the resort, will be launched through a private opening event on Tuesday March 5th evening (invitations only) and a public all-day opening on the same day in the morning.
With his roots in the international advertising world, Art Noor broke away from his highly successful corporate career in advertising in 2002 to dedicate his time to art, and more particularly all topics related to God, and Love. After two intense years of practice, he held his first solo exhibition 2004, followed by two more exhibitions in 2008 and 2009. Art Noor continued working on the subject of ‘99 Names of Allah’, culminating in the publication of his book on the subject and an extensive solo exhibition at the World Trade Centre, Abu Dhabi. In the beginning of 2015, Art Noor held another exhibition called ‘Ruminiscence’ introducing a new series of works based on the love poetry by Maulana Jalal Uddin Rumi. His latest works both from the 99 Names of Allah and the Ruminiscence series will be exhibited in his upcoming exhibition.
Monda Gallery owner, Etienne van den Peereboom, commented: “It is a great pleasure and honour to organise this exhibition with Art Noor, at a time where his work from the past 14 years reaches incredible significance amidst current international developments, and at the same time offers an easy and fascinating entry point to the Muslim faith for non-Muslim residents of the UAE. His artworks are universal and captivating in many ways”
The all-day opening reception will be held on Saturday March 5th from 11 am to 8 pm. During this event, Art Noor will be looking forward to meeting visitors and signing and personalizing complementary copies of his book.
The exhibition is free to attend and will run until 16 April 2016.
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