Thursday, September 17, 2009

Georg Riha's photography exhibition

Artist: Georg Riha
Exhibition Title: Georg Riha's photography exhibition
Exhibition Date:06/10/2008

Under the Patronage of HE Minister Abdul Rahman Mohammed Al OwaisMinister of Culture, Youth and Community Development
Ghaf Art Gallery cordially invites you to the photography exhibition by Austrian artist Georg Riha on 6th of Oct, 2008. The exhibition continues till 15th of October, 2008.
This exhibition is sponsored by The Austrian Embassy in Abu Dhabi
Exhibition in Abu Dhabi, 2008Approx. 30 years ago Georg Riha was working as photographer for Austrian industrial enterprises in the Arabian Emirates, where he took pictures of the desert, the Dhaus and of the growing Dubai. Having the chance to fly with a helicopter enabled him to create unique pictures offering new perspectives. It was in the 70ies already his preferred themes have been nature, architecture and industry. The exhibition shows photographs of Austria as a contrast to historical pictures of the Arabian Emirates in three groups of subjects: the desert - Austrian landscapes, Dhaus at the beach of Dubai - industrial photographs from Austria, and aerial photographs of Dubai - Austrian architecture. Seize of each photograph : 1x1m.


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