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2,500 images by 400 iconic photographers to be unveiled in Sharjah

2,500 images by 400 iconic photographers to be unveiled in Sharjah

The weeklong Xposure 2024 festival will be held from 28th February to 5th March at the Expo Centre Sharjah

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Imagine owning a breathtaking wildlife close-up by Joachim Schmeisser, a pivotal sports moment frozen in time by Neil Leifer, or the poignant imagery of Charlie Hamilton James – all part of an exclusive collection of 2,500 limited edition and commercial prints collectively worth AED22.4million (US$ 6.1 million), as part of the art sale at the 8th edition of the Xposure International Photography Festival (Xposure 2024).

The weeklong festival, running from 28th February to 5th March, 2024, at the Expo Centre Sharjah, offers art collectors, connoisseurs, and hobbyists a dream-come-true platform to choose and connect with the styles, perspectives, and creative aesthetics of 400 of the world’s leading photographers at 90 masterfully curated solo and group exhibitions.

From displaying the chromatic sentiments of Eric Meola to the architectural captures of Ioannis Galanopoulos Papavasileiou to the urban resilience featured in Jean-Pierre Laffont’s work, the Xposure 2024 art sale is a unique celebration of cultural narratives, artistic genius, and passion. For those who are starting to build their art collection on a budget, Xposure 2024 offers some incredible choices.

The festival will also offer the convenience of on-site framing services, allowing collectors to take home professionally framed photographic treasures.

Unique Perspectives through Guided Tours

Attendees will also be able to gain a window into the creative minds of individual photographers through specially curated tours led by the artists themselves and witness the masterful play of light in Eric Meola’s “Bending Light” exhibition or be touched by the captivating portraits in Charlie Hamilton James’s “Innocence is Beauty”. These exclusive tours offer a rare opportunity to gain first-hand insights into the artists’ inspirations, creative processes, and the stories entangled within their captivating imagery.

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To elevate the Xposure experience even more, eminent industry expert Sylvia Laudien-Meo will lead personalized guided tours through select exhibitions. Through 13 curated tours, the renowned art historian, museum educator, and gallery expert will offer deeper insights and an enriched understanding of the showcased masterpieces. Guided by Sylvia’s expertise, this exclusive opportunity allows visitors to connect with the art of photography at a profound level.

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