Under the patronage of His Royal Highness Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa, Prime Minister, the 45th annual Bahrain Fine Arts Exhibition, organized by the Bahrain Culture and Antiquities Authority (BICRA), will be held at the Ritz Carlton Hotel in Bahrain. Nearly 100 plastic artists. The annual Bahrain Fine Arts Exhibition is part of the Culture Authority’s program to celebrate the cultural achievements of the Kingdom of Bahrain, which carries the slogan “From Jubilee to Other”.
The local art community will have an appointment with distinguished works to highlight Bahraini artists and residents of the Kingdom of Bahrain, where their different backgrounds and schools have produced a wide range of artistic expression. Their works have varied between paintings, compositions, photography, sculpture and other forms of art. This year’s Fine Arts exhibition includes various sections that include works by leading figures in the field of plastic art. It also hosts works from two of the most important theatres in the Arab world: (From Saudi Arabia) and Ajyal Galerie (from Lebanon). Between the two theatres, the audience will have access to contemporary art and video and multimedia works produced by Arab artists from the Arabian Gulf, the Levant, Egypt, Sudan and the Maghreb.
Al-Barwa and Al-Barah have played a prominent role in the past years in creating a distinctive generation of artists through hosting personal exhibitions, organizing workshops and implementing exchange projects between Bahrain artists and their colleagues. From the Arab homeland and the world. Finally, as usual, the exhibition presents the annual participation presented by artists from both citizens and residents, as well as the works of the pioneers of the plastic movement in the Kingdom.
During the opening day, the Bahrain Culture and Antiquities Authority organizes the annual competition of the exhibition, which is supervised by an international jury. The audience will recognize the winner of the first prize (Al Dana), designed by the artist Khalil Al Hashemi, while the Authority offers the second place the opportunity to hold a personal exhibition for a month at the Arts Center. The winner of the third place receives an external technical residency.
For the first time, the Bahrain Culture and Antiquities Authority (BCCI) will hold the “Audience Award” competition, where the annual Bahrain Fine Arts Exhibition will be able to choose the artwork of the year’s annual artists. The winner will be announced after the expiry of the exhibition on March 30, 2019. Through this award, the Authority aims to engage the public in the process of cultural and artistic event production.
The annual Bahrain Fine Arts Exhibition has been held since 1972 under the patronage of His Royal Highness Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa, the Prime Minister of the UAE. He is the largest and most important annual technical gathering to be held in the Kingdom of Bahrain. Years The most prominent faces of the plastic movement in the Kingdom are pioneers, in addition to the young artistic talents, to accurately reflect the comprehensive Bahraini artistic experience, which forms an important part of the local cultural movement.