‘Untitled,’ by Amer Al Obaidi. 2006. Oil on Canvas, 88 x 88 cm. Image courtesy of Barjeel Art Foundation, Sharjah.
Each art piece catches an important moment in history and in particular Arab art history.
Here we pause to enjoy the pieces that embody elements of the theme of ‘gold.’ From golden stallions to deep conversations, gifts exchanged in marriage and the legendary Imra’a (lady) piece where a woman is precious and dependable like gold, in the patience, strength and nurturing that she brings into our lives.