Art Conversations: Sultan Sooud Al Qassemi
Starts: Tue, 02 August 2011, 09:30 p.m.
Ends: Tue, 02 August 2011, 11:00 p.m.
‘Art Conversations’ is a monthly series of open discussions on Art facilitated by leading luminary art experts from the local and international art scene. The series are being organised by Funoon, the art & culture division of Dubai Ladies Club, to provide a platform for the exchange of ideas and expertise related to the art, culture and education. These monthly Tuesday evening lecture series will continue during Ramadan with a special guest speaker: Sheikh Sultan Al Qassimi - Art collector and Founder of Barjeel Art Foundation.
Sultan Sooud Al Qassemi has played an integral role in establishing various platforms to recognize and promote art from diverse corners of the Arab world. As an art collector, his private collection of contemporary Arab artwork can be seen in rotating public exhibitions. Al Qassimi will discuss the varied aspects of an art collector's social responsibility and the evolution of collecting in the UAE over the past thirty years. Admission to this event is free for all interested men and women.