10 Jan 2024 - 01 Feb 2024

Desert Dreams

Khawla Art Gallery


Khawla Art Gallery is thrilled to announce the exhibition “Desert Dreams,” featuring the extraordinary works of acclaimed Lebanese artist Chaouki Chamoun.

Born in 1942, Chaouki Chamoun has been a prominent figure in the global art scene since 1975. Recognized as one of the top 50 auctioned artists worldwide, he achieved a record-setting moment at Christie’s auction in 2007. With over 40 One-Man Shows and 60 group exhibitions to his credit, Chamoun’s influence extends beyond traditional artistic boundaries, impacting major interior architecture projects in New York since 1989.

“Desert Dreams” delves into Chamoun’s intimate relationship with the desert, a connection that took root in Fall 2008. This collection reflects the artist’s yearning to immerse himself in the desert’s timeless allure, capturing the transformative impact it has had on his artistic journey. The exhibition unveils a mesmerizing interplay of stars, sand, and a profound sense of homecoming, providing a glimpse into Chamoun’s deep-seated emotions and experiences during nights spent in the open desert.

The exhibition “Desert Dreams” will be open to the public from Monday to Saturday at khawla Art Gallery in Dubai Design District from 10 AM to 7 PM, inviting art enthusiasts and collectors to experience the evocative journey of Chaouki Chamoun’s artistic exploration in the heart of Dubai. Khawla Art Gallery is dedicated to fostering creative solutions for a brighter future through the power of art, promoting discussion, and welcoming diverse perspectives.

The exhibition, scheduled from January 10 to February 1, 2024, will captivate art enthusiasts with Chamoun’s exploration of his profound connection with the desert.

Press release from Khawla Art Gallery

Image: Chaouki Chamoun. Red Sand. 2022. Acrylic on canvas. 236 x 114cm. Image courtesy of the artist and Khawla Art Gallery