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    H.E. Noura Al-Kaabi, Minister of Culture and Knowledge Development, tours ‘Subversive Forms of Social Sculpture’ exhibition H.E. Noura Al-Kaabi, Minister of Culture and Knowledge Development, tours ‘Subversive Forms of Social Sculpture’ exhibition
    Saudi artist Abdulnaser Gharem explains concepts behind his work during Minister’s visit to Sharjah Art Museum’s latest exhibit

    Sharjah Museums Authority (SMA) today (TUESDAY) welcomed H.E. Noura Al-Kaabi, Minister of Culture and Knowledge Development, to Sharjah Art Museum for an official tour of its new exhibition, ‘Subversive Forms of Social Sculpture’.
     
    During her tour the Minister viewed a selection of artworks by Saudi Arabian,  Abdulnaser Gharem, and Austrian, Heimo Zobernig - two of the most famous artists and prolific talents producing works of great importance in the global conceptual art scene.
     
    While visiting ‘Subversive Forms of Social Sculpture’ H.E. Al-Kaabi examined some of the most acclaimed pieces created by the two artists, including large installations, films and paintings.
     
    The Minister also met with Gharem, who explained processes and inspirations behind his thought-provoking artworks at Sharjah Art Museum.
     
    Gharem, a renowned talent who has exhibited around the world, spoke with HE Al-Kaabi about his efforts in exposing new audiences to conceptual art and his work with youngsters at his studio in Riyadh.
     
    Visitors to ‘Subversive Forms of Social Sculpture’ will have the chance toexplore and experience the world from a new and different perspective through one of a kind art collection.
      
    Manal Ataya, Director General of Sharjah Museums Authority, said: “We were honoured to welcome H.E. Noura Al-Kaabi, Minister of Culture and Knowledge Development, to Sharjah Art Museum.”
     
    “H.E. Al-Kaabi’s continuous support of art and culture events across the UAE is an indication of her ongoing efforts to promote the regional art scene.”
     
    “During her tour, H.E. Al-Kaabi viewed an extensive number of works by two renowned artists that reflect the museums mission in supporting arab artists and providing a platform for international artists to showcase their works to our audiences in Sharjah and the UAE.” 
      
    An exciting introduction to a new season of exhibits and activities organized by Sharjah Museums Authority, ‘Subversive Forms of Social Sculpture’ is open to members of the public until November 17th.


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