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Lahd Gallery

Founded in 2005 in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia to create a focal point for women artists from the Gulf, Lahd Gallery soon became a well known exhibition space on the contemporary art scene in the Middle East and has exhibited extensively throughout the Gulf and North African countries including a symposium in Iran and Seoul in 2007.

In 2010, LahdGallery moved to its present location in London and has since become the foremost gallery promoting contemporary Middle Eastern art.

London

United Kingdom
Address:
92 Heath Street
NW3 1DP
Phone: +44 (0)207 435 7323
Website: http://www.lahdgallery.com/


Gallery/Dealer Photos (1)

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Artists Represented

Abdallah Akar
Abdelwahab Nour
Hamad&Ali
Hamid Nasir
Hind Bin Demaithan
Huda Totonji
Islam Zian Alabdeen
Julien Breton
Madny Al Bakry
Nabeela AlKhayer
Said Adrus
Shukor Yahya
Shurooq Amin
Tagreed AlBagshi
Ugur Caki
Khaled Akil


Sample Art Work (18)

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Current Exhibitions

Arabic Calligraphy: The Art of The Written Word
20th October - 14th December 2011

Lahd Gallery is proud to announce its first calligraphic art exhibition in London featuring several artists from around the world. Launching on 20 October 2011, this exhibition will trace the art of calligraphy to its historical origins and explore how it has developed into an exacting craft of high aesthetic sensibility.

The participating artists come from varied and diverse backgrounds: Abdallah Akar and Julien Breton both from France, Madny Al Bakry from Oman, Shukor Yahya from Malaysia, Hamid Nasir from Pakistan and India born Said Adrus residing in the UK . From an early time, calligraphy became the most important art form in the Middle East, connected to all aspects of its rich and immense cultural heritage. Across several centuries, the Arabic character has been the sphere of continuous innovation and this subtle art form has further transformed into some of the contemporary forms that are seen today.

Arabic Calligraphy: The Art of The Written Word demonstrates how the different artistic styles unify a common thought as a reflection of... [ Read all ]


Forthcoming Exhibitions

Khaled Akil: The Unmentioned
12th January 2012 - 7th March 2012


Lahd Gallery is proud to announce the premiere of Khaled Akil: The Unmentioned, its latest exhibition exploring the social, political, sexual and religious issues facing Syria.
Running for eight weeks from 12th January 2012, Khaled Akil: The Unmentioned is an exciting collection of the Syrian artist’s unique hybrid of photography and paint techniques. The final product is a digital image made up of layers of ancient religious Arabic scripts and symbols combined with photography depicting Akil’s take on the challenges in Middle Eastern society currently.
Khaled Akil is a self-taught artist who is exhibiting in the UK for the first time. He uses social, political, sexual, and most prominently, religious issues as subject matter for his works. His perspectives are influenced by his passion for politics and human rights underlined by his academic studies.


Previous Exhibitions

Summer Exhibition
8th July 2011 - 8th September 2011

Lahd Gallery is celebrating its first year in London with a review exhibition showcasing artworks from Kuwait, Bahrain, the United Arab Emirates and Saudi Arabia.
Launching on 8 July 2011, the exhibition will feature a rolling programme of its best pieces highlighting the breadth of the region’s talents and communities – often rejecting stereotypes and providing an eye-opening view into the lives and thoughts of people within Arabic countries.
The featured artists will include contemporary Pop Art duo Hamad & Ali; Kuwaiti artist Shurooq Amin who shows us the secret world of the Gulf’s society girls where each image is shot with a bullet from a M16 sniper rifle; Nabeela Al Khayer from Bahrain with her daring use of colours and Arabic poetry; and Tagreed Al Bagshi from Saudi Arabic whose self portraits combine mediation, rebellion, stillness and weakness.


Hamad & Ali: Pop Icons
26th May 2011 –7th July 2011

Lahd Gallery is proud to announce the premier of our first pop art exhibition featuring a Kuwaiti Pop art duo, Hamad Al Saab and Ali Sultan. Presenting the... [ Read all ]


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Press Links

http://www.guardian.co.uk/commentisfree/belief/2011/oct/26/arabic-calligraphy-beauty-universal?INTCMP=SRCH

http://issuu.com/runwildmedia/docs/vantage_magazine_august_2011_sjw

http://icon-ik.com/wordpress/?p=767#more-767

http://www.fusedmagazine.com/2011/08/26/eastern-promise-ethical-fashion/#more-6539

http://modernartasia.com/Majella%20Munro.pdf

http://www.bazaar-magazine.com/baz/bazaar/index.php?show=eIndex&show_filter=view&action=article&art_id=ART00000001038

http://www.dia-boutique.com/magazine/blog/shurooq-amin/

http://international.daralhayat.com/internationalarticle/239231

http://www.muslimness.com/2011/06/uks-first-ever-kuwaiti-pop-art.html

http://www.bt.com.bn/classification/life/faces/2007/04/10/promoting_gulf_women_artists_via_exhibitions

http://archive.arabnews.com/?page=9§ion=0&article=80039&d=31&m=3&y=2006

http://squa.re/2011/01/03/squa-re-exclusive-%E2%80%9Can-intimate-geography%E2%80%9D-abdulaziz-al-qahtani-solo-exhibition-at-lahd-gallery-london/

http://oasis-mag.blogspot.com/2011/03/rediscovering-sudan-lahd-gallery.html


Location And Getting There

Hampstead Station


Opening Times

Tuesday –Friday: 10am –6pm
Saturday: 10am –4pm