Wednesday, June 24, 2015

Affordable artwork for everyone this Ramadan

THE NATIONAL
By Anna Seaman
Heritage festival 3 by Greek photographer and artist Yiannis Roussakis. Courtesy Etihad Modern Art Gallery
ARAB EMIRATES---Digital prints, photography and recycled art are just some of the artworks you can pick up from the annual Ramadan Art Souq, starting today at Etihad Modern Art Gallery in Abu Dhabi. "Tin Man," a clay creation using recycled material by Brian Dougan, a professor at the American University of Sharjah, is up for grabs for as little as Dh300. Other pieces include a range of oil-on-canvas paintings by Abu Dhabi-based French artist Karine Roche (from Dh1,500, depending on the size).Resident artist Yiannis Roussakis, from Greece, is showing some of his surreal-style digital photographs in the exhibition, which has been curated to reflect the Ramadan season. [link]