The world renowned tourist destination Abu Dhabi is home to a pulsating cosmopolitan lifestyle, winding sand dunes and pristine beaches. Enjoying year round sunshine, the city welcomes guests with authentic Arabian hospitality. With its distinctive blend of modernity and antiquity, the city has an undeniable allure reflected in its spectacular skyline overlooking the beautiful Arabian Gulf and flanking the signature Corniche. Visitors can embark on sightseeing tours, visiting various museums, exhibition centers and art galleries such as the one of a kind, The Barakat Gallery.
Founded over 100 years back in Jerusalem, The Barakat Gallery is a fifth generation family operated and owned business. Showcasing ancient, museum quality art, the gallery specializes in Primitive, African, Asian, Byzantine, Pre-Columbian, Chinese, Biblical and Near Eastern arts, in addition to classical antiquities. Also displaying fine jewelry and ancient Numismatics, the gallery has a varied clientele including investor, corporations, auctioneers, museums and private collectors from throughout the world.
Having been part of the creation of some of the world’s most valuable art collections, the Barakat Family seeks to acquire the most excellent masterpieces of ancient art from throughout the globe. On entering the gallery, one may feel like walking into another dimension. Once inside, you may feel the present and the past as well as space and time merge together. Marvel at the gallery’s collections which encompass sacred relics of diverse cultures including Cambodia’s Khmer civilization and Pre-Columbian America.
Stroll through different sections representing various continents, eras and showrooms of London and Beverly Hills. Standing facing African bronzes of captives and kings are ancient bronzes of Roman and Greek gods.
Attesting to the timeless elegance and beauty of ancient artists, the Barakat collection highlights the evidently limitless multiplicity and diversity of subject and form inherent on earth. Branches of the gallery are located in London and Beverly Hills.
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