On the occasion of the UAE 40th National Day, Le Méridien Al Aqah Beach Resort presents ENCOUNTERS: An Exhibition of Works from the Collection of the Liborius-Xu Art Gallery.
You are invited to the opening reception at Le Méridien Al Aqah Beach Resort on 2 December 2011, 7pm (RSVP 050 539 5973; 050 397 4950)
Here is the information posted on the official press statement released to the media:
THE LIBORIUS-XU COLLECTION
LE MERIDIEN AQAH BEACH HOTEL
Dubai, November 2011 - In its first public event of the season, Liborius-Xu Art Gallery will show select pieces of its collection at Le Meridien Al Aqah Beach Hotel this December under the title ‘Encounters.’ The exhibition, which is part of the UAE National Day celebrations at Le Meridien Al Aqah Beach Hotel will feature works by renowned artists from the UAE, China, Japan, Indonesia, England, Bulgaria, Germany, Tunisia, to name a few. The exhibition will open on 2 December, UAE National Day and will last for one month.
Susanne Liborius, Managing Partner at Liborius-Xu explains:
“‘Encounters’ embodies the harmonious coexistence between the products of different cultures and traditions, even different historical periods, on the soil of this ancient land. It celebrates the very values which underpin the success of the United Arab Emirates in the forty years of its existence.”
Highlights of the exhibition include works by UAE artist Amnah Al Bloushi, Carol Smith’s Arabian Horses series, sculptures by celebrated Tunisian artist Mohamed Ben Damir, East-Coast inspired works by Boryana Korcheva, a collection of antique Japanese woodblock prints and lithographs and classic Chinese brush paintings.
About Liborius-Xu Art Gallery
Founded by German Susanne Liborius van der Kramer and Chinese Juan Xu in Dubai, Liborius-Xu combines the distant cultural backgrounds of its founders with their shared passion for art, business experience and international exposure. Having built up their own private art collections over the last twenty years Liborius and Xu decided to establish the gallery 2010 and have been serving a growing list of international collectors in the region.
The gallery represents both established and emerging artists from the Far East, Middle East and the West, offering a variety of styles, ranging from Pop Art to classic Chinese Brush Paintings.
Liborius-Xu operates out of Dubai, a crossroad between East and West and an international logistics hub, and possesses capabilities in several languages.
For More Media Information
Contact Boryana Korcheva
M: 050 5395973
If you are planning to attend the opening reception at Le Méridien Al Aqah Beach Resort on 2 December 2011, 7pm, please let them know you are coming (RSVP 050 539 5973; 050 397 4950)
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