Wednesday, March 18, 2015

Jameel Prize to feature Islamically themed works


UAE---The artists and designers shortlisted for the prestigious Jameel Prize will have their work displayed in an exhibition starting next week at the Sharjah Museum of Islamic Civilisation. The international prize for art inspired by Islamic heritage is awarded by London’s Victoria and Albert Museum in partnership with Art Jameel, one of the Abdul Latif Jameel Community Initiatives (ALJCI). The Sharjah Museum of Islamic Civilisation is the only venue in the Middle East to display the diverse works of 10 artists shortlisted by a panel of expert judges chaired by V&A Director Martin Roth from a field of more than 270 nominations from around the world. [link]