by Villa 88
  • 1 minute read
  • October 27, 2019
A Middle East Think Tank Has Opened An Art Gallery In Washington DC. Its Ongoing Exhibition Is One Not To Miss

Last month, non-partisan think tank Middle East Institute opened a new art gallery showcasing works by contemporary regional artists in the Dupont Circle area of Washington DC. It’s ongoing exhibition titled ‘Arabicity|Ourouba, which is one of the up-to-five shows that space plans on putting up each year, explores the aesthetic, conceptual and socio-political concerns of the Arab world, spanning the past 20 years.

On view are works by 18 artists, including Chant Avedissian, Ayman Baalbaki, Hassan Hajjaj, Susan Hefuna, Tagreed Darghouth, Adel Abidin, Raeda Saadeh, and Said Baalbaki. A great international stepping stone for Middle Eastern art, the space will continue to host traveling shows, loan exhibitions by guest curators and display works from the Middle East Institute’s own collection.

Don’t miss Arabicity|Ourouba that runs until 23 November 2019.

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