Abdul Qader Al Rais

Untitled, 2020

Watercolor on paper



Hunar Gallery


Price: 200,000 AED

About Abdul Qader Al Rais

Abdul Qader Al Rais is known for both his abstract oil paintings, which draw on Arabic script and geometric forms, and his more recent landscape watercolours, which reflect his longtime interest in traditional Emirati architecture and nature. His work has been presented in more than 30 solo exhibitions in the Middle East, Europe and United States as well as many international group exhibitions, including 1980–Today: Exhibitions in the United Arab Emirates, UAE Pavilion, 56th Venice Biennale (2015) and Past Forward: Contemporary Art from the Emirates, Meridian International Center and UAE Embassy, Washington, D.C. (2014). His work is also part of the collections of the British Museum, London; Mathaf: Arab Museum of Modern Art, Doha; Kuwait Museum of Modern Art; Sharjah Art Museum and Jordan National Gallery of Fine Arts, Amman. He is a founding member of the Emirates Fine Arts Society.

Hunar Gallery

Founded in 1998, Hunar Gallery is one of the oldest art galleries in Dubai and the region, owned by an Emirati owner Alanood Al-Warshow. The gallery shows artworks by established and emerging Emirati artists.

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