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Pacita Abad: I Thought the Streets Were Paved with Gold
8 September 2021Free
The first solo exhibition in the Middle East for Pacita Abad, the noted Filipina artist who died in 2004 The show brings together exuberant signature works, from her colourful trapunto embroideries to major paintings, with a focus on four main bodies of work – the Masks and Spirits series (1979 – 1991), the Immigrant Experience (1983-1995), the Door to life series (1998-2003) and abstract works (1985-2002) – that together range from abstraction to social realism. The exhibition is accompanied by a public programme, publication and a range of free Tagalog resources online.
To 13 February.