Head to Los An­ge­les for a Saudi art ex­hi­bi­tion

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In­spired by his shock at watch­ing the de­struc­tion of the World Trade Cen­ter in New York on 9/11, Ab­dul­nasser Gharem’s Pause is the first solo show by the artist in the United States. Now on show at the Los An­ge­les County Mu­seum of Art, it fea­tures 11 works of sculp­ture, stamp paint­ings, prints and film that ex­plore Gharem’s re­ac­tion to find­ing out that two of the hi­jack­ers were his for­mer class­mates. LACMA has one of the largest col­lec­tions of con­tem­po­rary and mod­ern Mid­dle Eastern art in the US. Gharem’s ex­hi­bi­tion also in­cludes a new large-scale in­stal­la­tion Cam­ou­flage (2017). Ab­dul­nasser Gharem: Pause is be­ing shown at LACMA un­til July 2. For in­for­ma­tion, visit www.lacma.org.

Courtesy Ab­dul­nasser Gharem

Ab­dul­nasser Gharem’s Hemi­sphere (2017) at his solo ex­hi­bi­tion Pause, at the LACMA.

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