Lawrie Shabibi will be closed for renovations until September 2023.
A forerunner in the growth of the contemporary art scene in Dubai, Lawrie Shabibi supports the development of the careers of young contemporary artists, with a focus on the Middle East and North Africa. The gallery also hosts art historical exhibitions, working with an older generation of artists from the region.
The gallery has successfully introduced international artists to the region, while also presenting Middle Eastern artists to the international contemporary arts community. Founded by William Lawrie and Asmaa Al-Shabibi, the gallery roster includes Hamra Abbas, Mohamed Ahmed Ibrahim, Dima Srouji, Shaikha Al Mazrou, Farhad Ahrarnia, Rand Abdul Jabbar, Mounir Fatmi, Asad Faulwell, Yazan Khalili, Nabil Nahas, Shahpour Pouyan, Nathaniel Rackowe, Larissa Sansour, and Mona Saudi, among others.