Hassan Sharif | the artist




The artist Hassan Sharif
Born 1951, Dubai, U.A.E..
Lives and works in Dubai.

Style and technique of the artist: Sharjah Biennale, Sydney Biennale, Painting, Sculpture Objects, Video, Installation art,

Considered by many to be the founding father of the UAE’s contemporary art scene, Hassan Shariff’s work is increasingly concerned with the negative effects of consumerism.


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Artist´s website
Hassan Sharif was born in 1951 and he lives and works in Dubai.

Artist´s statement
18th Biennale of Sydney participant Hassan Sharif.

Experiments & Objects
The centrality of the process of “making” is clear in Sharif’s art practice: it is a precise, painstaking process, often involving repetitive actions and motions in the knotting, folding, wrapping and tying of various materials.


HASSAN SHARIFEXPERIMENTS & OBJECTS 1979-2011



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