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15 November - 15 December 2020

Modern heritage: retrospective, the project of commemoration, initiated by Stal Gallery, in which artists use the lens of history, reflecting on memories from past - old artistic traditions - as a means of assessing today’s highly digitized society. Artists have developed their own vision of this modern movement, creating contextual art variations.

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This cross-medium selection of artworks represents a wide range of approaches to the cultural flux that have shaped the current Art Scene in Oman.

The Stal Gallery project on Modern Heritage aims to develop conceptual thinking on the significance of the heritage, within the framework of the established Omani and international artists, who facilitate studies on Modern Heritage, and collects works from Adnan Al Raisi, Anwar Sonya, Naser Palangi, Juma Al Harthy, Farideh Zariv, Moosa Omar, Idris Al Hooti.

The Project will run within November – December 2020.

Quotes of Artists:

“My paintings embody the Omani woman, wearing Lawatia outfit, one of the most famous Omani costumes in Wilayat of Muttrah. This costume is usually characterized by bright colors inlaid with golden strings” - Enaam Ahmed