Abu Dhabi
140 x 220 cm

Acrylic on canvas


View in a Room


About the Work

Kubayisi’s night time cityscapes project the bustling Emirati cities into a futuristic landscape on the border of light and dark. Seen only from high above the sky, form airplanes, or satellites, the seemingly simple landscapes invoke and refer to a highly advanced technology. Just like cities in the dark reveal secrets, these almost abstract ornamental paintings reveal a hidden message: this is what our home looks like to future generations.





View in a Room
Other Works by the Artist
  • Dreamer 3
  • Agitation
  • Angela
  • Frigidity
  • Life
  • Noise
  • Serenity
  • 95 years
  • By the Lake
  • Drukpa Monks
  • Looking up
  • Mosque and Caravan
  • Nomads in Ladakh
  • Shepherd
  • Songs for everyone
  • Years of Prosperity
  • Abstract 1
  • Saffron Series
  • The Power of Letters Series 01
  • Abstract 2
  • Alghaith Series
  • God Save Our Country
  • Abstract 3
  • Abu Dhabi
  • Abstract 4
  • The Power of Letters Series 2
  • Abstract 1
  • Abstract 2
  • Abstract 4
  • Abstarct 5
  • The Power of Letters Series 3
  • Serenity Series
  • Alhaa Series 1
  • Abstract
  • Alhaa Series 2
  • Serenity Series 01
  • Serenity Series 02
  • Safron Series
  • Heat
  • Lady on a Horse
  • Black and Pink
  • Pink and Blue People
  • Untitled
  • Purple Tree
  • City Skycrapers
  • Lights
  • Purple Sky
  • Beach
  • Gray
  • Red White
  • Boat
  • Pink and Green Landscape
  • City by the Sea
  • Blue Houses
  • Woman in Red Hat
  • Untitled
  • Untitled
  • Untitled
  • Untitled
  • Untitled
  • Untitled
  • Untitled
  • Untitled
  • Untitled
  • Untitled
  • Untitled
  • Untitled
  • Untitled
  • Songkran
    Photography



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