Museum of Contemporary Art (Tangier)

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The Galerie d'Art Contemporain Mohamed Drissi, formerly the Museum of Contemporary Art or Musée d' Art Contemporain, is a museum in Tangier, Morocco, housed in the building of the former British consulate near the Church of St. Andrew.[1] The museum has a particular focus on contemporary paintings and features the artwork of artists such as Chrabia Tallal, Fatima Hassan, Mohammed Kacimi, Abdelkebir Rabia, Fouad Belamine and many others.

The museum opened in 1986.[2] After a redevelopment in 2006 the museum was renamed and re-opened on April 12, 2007 under its current name.[3] It shows mainly traveling exhibitions.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Morocco. Dorling Kindersley Eyewitness Travel Guides. 2006. p. 138. 
  2. ^ "Galerie Mohamed Drissi". Made In Tanger. Retrieved September 28, 2013. 
  3. ^ "Galerie d'art contemporain Mohamed Drissi". Morocco: Ministry of Culture. Retrieved September 28, 2013. 
  4. ^ "Mohamed Drissi Gallery of Contemporary Art Review". Foror's. Retrieved September 28, 2013. 

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