Artist Profiles

Artist Profile: Hassan Sharif

Anna Seaman
9 August 2023

It is hard to understate the effect that Hassan Sharif has had on the contemporary art scene in the UAE. His materials were raw, disposable and often mundane but his visual language gripped the nation and eventually, the wider world. He embraced what was initially side-lined as eccentricity and followed a path that would later blaze a trail for many to follow.