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Group Exhibition – A People by the Sea: Narratives of the Palestinian Coast / The Palestinian Museum

September 2021 – September 2022Guest curator: Inass YassinAssistant curator: Ahmad Al-Aqra’ A People by the Sea: Narratives of the Palestinian Coast sheds light on the history of the Palestinian coast. It considers possible futures by reviewing and reflecting on past experiences. Starting from the mid-18th century and ending in 1948, the exhibition allows for a...
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Barjeel Art Foundation adds more than 30 artworks to its collection

Another highlight is a 1961 work by Palestinian artist Abed Abdi titled Refugees, a muted painting of displaced figures trekking across a grey landscape. Born in Haifa, Abdi also works in graphic design and sculpture, though he is most known for his depictions of the Palestinian occupation.
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Opinion | Israel’s Moment of Truth Is Approaching – Will It Choose to Be Jewish or Democratic?

Gideon Levy Jun. 27, 2021 12:31 AM HAARETZ NEWSPAPER On Wednesday, we’ll know whether the Knesset wants a state that is Jewish or democratic. The Knesset has no other choice but one of these two. Israel has no other real choice except one – one alone – of these two possibilities. It can’t be both,...
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After Israel’s Jewish-Arab Unrest, Haifa Museum Opens ‘Exhibition of Healing’

Huge new show celebrates museum’s 70th anniversary and includes works of 128 Israeli and Palestinian artists. Palestinian artist Abed Abdi stands in front of his painting “Refugees Waiting for Their Return” (2018) at the Haifa Museum of Art. (Gil Mezuman) (The Media Line) When he first set out to organize a large-scale exhibition of Israeli...
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Group Exhibition: The Haifa Way / Haifa Museum of Art

The Haifa Way: 70th Anniversary of Haifa Museum of Art Opening: Friday, 18.06.21, 10:00 Closing: Saturday, 01.01.22 curator: Dr. Kobi Ben-Meir Haifa Museum of Art, one of the first museums established in Israel, is celebrating its 70th anniversary this year. A museum’s material heritage is embodied in its collection, in the works it purchased and...
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Solo Exhibition / Balqees Art Gallery

Abed Abdi: Dialogue with the presence of the place Opening June 5, 2021 , Balqees Art Gallery, Arayes street, old town, Nazareth
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Auction: Millon Paris / Contemporary Art of the Middle East

middle eastart moderne & contemporaind’Afrique du nord, du moyen orient & d’inde[Paris, hôtel drouot][vente en préparation, contactez-nous] mercredi 16 juin 2021 14:00 Salle V.V. , 3, rue Rossini 75009 Paris go the venue
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Solo Exhibition: Challenging the Pandemic / Art Colony

Abed Abdi solo exhibition International Art Colony Ever since the Covid19 pandemic struck humanity, which has disrupted our lives in so many ways, people all over the world have been looking for answers, trying to understand how and why we got into this mess. Others have been trying to respond to the plague, constructing their...
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Group Exhibition: Reflections, Contemporary Art of the Middle East and North Africa / The British Museum

Exhibition / 11 Feb 2021 – 15 Aug 2021, London, British Museum, Room 90 Supported by The Contemporary and Modern Middle Eastern Art (CaMMEA) acquisitions group This display weaves together a rich tapestry of artistic expression from artists born in, or connected to, countries from Iran to Morocco.  With drawings by artists trained everywhere from...
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Book: British Museum / Reflections, Contemporary Art of the Middle East and North Africa

Included in the book: Abed Abdi’s Artwork “Refugees” A richly illustrated book of contemporary art from the Middle East and North Africa drawn from the British Museum’s permanent collection Reflections: contemporary art of the Middle East and North Africa brings together an extraordinary collection of work from the British Museum for the first time. The contemporary art of...
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Barjeel Art Foundation adds more than 30 artworks to its collection
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Auction: Millon Paris / Contemporary Art of the Middle East
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Group Exhibition: Reflections, Contemporary Art of the Middle East and North Africa / The British Museum
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Auction: Sotheby’s / London: 20th Century Art / Middle East (2020 October)
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