The National, UAENovember 17, 2008
Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed, the Crown Prince of AbuDhabi, will open the door to the Royal Family’s private art collection for the first time this week.
The exhibition, on Tuesday at the Sea Palace, the private residence of the Crown Prince, is part of a three-day Collectors Programme of events aimed at creating a dialogue between the western art world and the Middle East………
Works from prominent UAE artists, such as Hassan Sharif and Abdul Kadir al Rais are on display, along with pieces from Iranian artists such as Monir Shahroudy Farmanfarmaian, and a striking scroll by Pouran Jinchi, in which verses from the Quran have been copied in green ink.
– Karen Attwood