On the occasion of the sultanate’s 48th National Day, Opera Galleria is hosting an exhibition by acclaimed mixed-media artist Mahnoush Abbasgholy. Opened below the patronage of Sayyida Aliya bint Thuwaini al Said on Saturday, the exhibition comprises portraits of His Majesty Sultan Qaboos bin Said as nicely as landscapes and symbols of Oman’s heritage.
Since opening, Opera Galleria – Royal Opera House Muscat’s flagship purchasing location – has hosted numerous of the capital’s most talked about events and exhibitions from about the globe. By offering exhibition space to Iranian-born Mahnoush for her initial exhibition in Oman, Opera Galleria aims to celebrate the National Day in style.
The exhibition, titled Portrait of Sultan Qaboos bin Said – Golden Heart Father of the Nation, was inspired by Mahnoush’s experiences whilst living and travelling via Oman. She was moved by the respect of the Omani individuals for His Majesty the Sultan and all that he has accomplished for the nation. Her imagination was additional fueled by the vastness and richness of the Omani landscape, culture and heritage. This richness is showcased in her art via the deep colour palette she makes use of, and accentuated by the addition of gold and silver leaf.
By offering a distinctive venue for each neighborhood and international artists, Opera Galleria hopes to take the encounter it gives to its guests to the subsequent level.
Opera Galleria gives help to new artists, apart from providing an chance to view art in a stunning surrounding, producing it accessible in an informal setting. Portrait of Sultan Qaboos bin Said – Golden Heart Father of the Nation will run till November 23 and is open to all going to Opera Galleria.
Information Source: Muscat Daily