Initial Successes for Abdul Qader Al Rais and Manuscript Exhibitions
The Department of Culture and Tourism – Abu Dhabi (DCT Abu Dhabi), is concurrently hosting two exhibitions at Manarat Al Saadiyat. The first is Abu Dhabi’s first-ever Manuscript exhibition, which has been organised under the theme ‘Arabic Manuscripts Reality and Issues’. The exhibition, which runs until 15th February, seeks to enrich the field of heritage preservation and transfer knowledge for future generations.
The second, “Abdul Qader Al Rais: 50 Years of Art” exhibition, will run until 23rd March 2019. It showcases the work of the artist from the late 1960s up until the prent day. “Abdul Qader Al Rais: 50 Years of Art” surveys the evolution of Al Rais’ career, from his early figurative paintings to his most recent and recognisable series of calligraphic abstraction.