Under the patronage of the Minister of Information and the State Minister of Youth Affairs Sheikh Salman Al Sabah, CAP Kuwait is celebrating the birth of Arab Astraction over 50 years ago. Contemporary Art Platform Kuwait presents "Tajreed Part I: A Selection of Arab Abstract Art", one of the biggest retrospectives that celebrate and map the abstract movement in the Arab world by featuring the works of 88 Arab artists during the Modern period". It covers all artists born between 1908 and 1960.
The birth of abstraction in Arab art remains a challenge since its erruption in the mid-1940s. The first chapter of the exhibition presents selected artists and artworks that are chosen for their abstract nature. The exhibition will illustrate the works of Arab artists during that generation.
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