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WHERE I WORK

Mohammed Ahmed Ibrahim

PHOTOGRAPHS AND TEXT BY KEVIN JONES

From his home in the foothills, one of the UAE's pioneering conceptual
artists laments the steady disappearance of his real studio—nature

Mohammed Ahmed Ibrahim at the gate of his Khor Fakkan home. 

My drive through the craggy Hajar Mountains to reach artist Mohammed Ahmed Ibrahim's studio conjured visions of Donald Judd's stark Marfa, Texas refuge from the New York art world din. While Ibrahim certainly didn't flee any comparatively hectic art scene in Dubai, his fascination with the rude, rocky land on this eastern…

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