Dubai, United Arab Emirates, October 9, 2016: Art lovers in Dubai are set to revel in the works of the renowned late Lebanese artist Alfred Basbous on Wednesday, October 12 at Tabari ArtSpace, DIFC.
The artworks of Alfred Basbous often take an abstract turn. The artist deals with shape without prior realistic perception, even when his creations involve human features; hence, the theme of this exhibition, "Figurative to abstraction", which showcases the latest curated selection of Alfred Basbous’ master pieces.
Basbous’s works express a lifelong exploration of the human form and its abstract properties. Focused on the aesthetic principles of shape, movement, line and material, his sculptures display a deeply ingrained sincerity and a search for the essence of beauty. The works of Alfred Basbous are part of numerous public and private collections throughout the world, including the Ashmolean Museum in Oxford, the Musée Rodin in Paris and in the public areas of Beirut and many Lebanese cities.
“Figurative to abstraction” is a two part exhibition of selected studies, drawings and works - the first part will stay on view until November 10, and the second part taking place on November 23, until January of next year at the same location.
About the Alfred Basbous Foundation
The Alfred Basbous Foundation was established by Alfred Basbous in 2004 to foster an environment receptive to his work and bring modern arts to the attention of a growing public. The Foundation devotes all its resources to uphold the Basbous legacy at his home in Rachana and through exhibitions worldwide, grants to arts organizations and researches at the Alfred Basbous open air Museum. The foundation runs the estate of the artist and have the cultural property for the Bronze cast editions,The open air Museum and Garden, beautifully installed by Fadi Alfred Basbous in 2010 on the ground of its property in the heart of Rachana, houses the collection of the artist and hosts year-round exhibitions for the art lovers and glamorous crowd to celebrate Basbous inspiring creations.