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Martin Giesen

Sharjah, Sharjah - United Arab Emirates

Martin Giesen - Fine Artist

Martin Giesen

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Martin Giesen.
Born and schooled in Germany, Martin Giesen studied art history at Heidelberg University. After interning at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York and completing a PhD, Giesen entered into a career of university teaching. He has taught in Lebanon (AUB 1973-85), Saudi Arabia, Canada (1986-97), and most recently in the United Arab Emirates, where he was founding dean of the School of Architecture & Design at the American University of Sharjah. For some 30 years, Giesen has produced and exhibited watercolor paintings documenting the impact of development on the human environment. His work has been shown in solo exhibits in Lebanon, Germany, Canada and the UAE. David Tannous of Art in America has called Giesen a “contemporary orientalist.” John Munro and Samir Sayegh authored monographs, published in 1984 and 1995 on Giesen’s Lebanese watercolors.

2012 Sharjah Art Museum
2010 Abu Dhabi Art Fair
2009 Souk an Najjarin, Beirut
2008 Art Paris Abu Dhabi, Emirates Palace
2006 XVA Gallery, Dubai; Sharjah Art Museum;
2000, 2004 Sharjah Art Museum
1989 Westend Gallery, Edmonton
1988, 91 Wallace Galleries, Calgary
1987 Galerie Sagert, Berlin
1987, 88, 90, 91, 92 University of Alberta, Canada
1981,83,88,93,95,96, 2006 Galerie Epreuve d’Artiste, Beirut

Work held in Selected Public and Corporate Collections
Alberta Art Foundation; American University of Beirut; American University of Sharjah; AMOCO; ARAMCO; Banque Audi; Dubai Municipality; Government of Alberta; H. H. Sheikha Fatima Bint Moubarak; H.H. Sheikh Sultan bin Mohammed al Qassimi; Interprovincial Pipeline; NYNEX; President’s Office, Republic of Lebanon; Prime Minister’s Office, Republic of Lebanon; Rafik Hariri Collection; Sun Life; University of Alberta.


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Martin Giesen - Bcharre Lebanon

Bcharre Lebanon

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Martin Giesen - Pink House Manara

Pink House Manara

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Martin Giesen - Main Gate AUB

Main Gate AUB

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Martin Giesen - Jeddah Recollection

Jeddah Recollection

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Martin Giesen - Burj Khalifa Dubai

Burj Khalifa Dubai

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Martin Giesen - Abu Dhabi Waterfront

Abu Dhabi Waterfront

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Martin Giesen - Al Noor Mosque Sharjah
Martin Giesen - Bird Market Sharjah

Bird Market Sharjah

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Martin Giesen - Chuck wagon Camp

Chuck wagon Camp

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Martin Giesen - Corner Lot

Corner Lot

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Martin Giesen - Moved to Arizona

Moved to Arizona

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Martin Giesen - Pink Lane with Trucks

Pink Lane with Trucks

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Martin Giesen - College Skating

College Skating

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Martin Giesen - Yellow Hoarfrost House
Martin Giesen - Abu Dhabi Blues

Abu Dhabi Blues

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