Art in Iraq Today IV

14 March - 18 April 2011

This is the fourth part of the five-part exhibition series, Art in Iraq Today, displaying contemporary Iraqi art. Curated by Dia Azzawi, Part IV will exhibit the recent work of Dia Azzawi, Rafa Nasiri (both founders of the New Vision Group in 1969) and Ali Talib. The exhibition, and its supporting catalogue, is dedicated to the memory of Jabra Ibrahim Jabra and his important essays on modern Iraqi art, titled 'Art in Iraq Today.' Part V (25 April – 31 May 2011), will exhibit the work of Ali Jabbar, Halim Karim and Mahmoud Obaidi. Part I, held in October 2010, exhibited the recent work of Modhir Ahmed, Nedim Kufi and Hanaa Malallah; Part II, which was held in November 2010, displayed the work of Ghassan Ghaib, Kareem Risan and Nazar Yahya; Part III, which opened in February, showcased the paintings of Himat M. Ali, Amar Dawod and Delair Shaker.