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Lawrie Shabibi

Dubai, UAE

Hamra Abbas, Construction Drawing 1 (Square), 2019, Marble inlaid with granite, 121.9 x 121.9 cm, Series
Courtesy of Lawrie Shabibi and the artist

Lawrie Shabibi is a contemporary art gallery housed in Dubai’s Alserkal Avenue. The gallery supports the long-term development of the careers of young international contemporary artists, with a focus on those from the Middle East and North Africa, and more recently diasporic artists within the UK. From its inception, the gallery has also organized art historical exhibitions, working with an older generation of artists from the Middle East and North Africa region. By holding a regular programme of exhibitions, screenings and talks, publishing catalogues and participating in international art fairs, Lawrie Shabibi has in the space of eight years been a forerunner in the development of the contemporary art scene in Dubai. As of 2020 Lawrie Shabibi will have a UK outpost at Cromwell Place in London.


Hamra Abbas
Mohamed Melehi
Mona Saudi
Ishmael Randall Weeks
Vivien Zhang


Hamra Abbas
Maliheh Afnan
Farhad Ahrarnia
Shaikha Al Mazrou
Mounir Fatmi
Asad Faulwell
Fathi Hassan
Mohamed Ahmed Ibrahim
Nadia Kaabi-Linke
Yazan Khalili
Mohamed Melehi
Mona Saudi
Driss Ouadahi
Shahpour Pouyan
Nathaniel Rackowe
Larissa Sansour
Zak Ové


William Lawrie, Director

Asmaa Al Shabibi, Director

Dubai, UAE
Unit 21, Alserkal Avenue
Al Quoz Industrial Area
PO Box 123901
T: +971 4 346 9906