Swalif Catalogue - English/Arabic version
This illustrated volume introduces and contextualises the journey of Qatar’s artistic development from the 1960s to the present day. Swalif celebrates more than twenty of Qatar’s most influential artists and four decades of art production with a new selection from Mathaf collection. The Arabic word swalif suggests friendly, informal conversations and stories. Readers are invited to explore the relationships between modernity and memory, through artworks that illustrate particular moments in Qatar’s art history.