Opening of the art exhibition of international artist Richard Orlinski at City Centre Doha

12 December 2022, Doha – Qatar: Optimized Home, a subsidiary of Optimized Holding companies, one of the most prominent diversified companies in Qatar, has launched the exhibition of artist Richard Orlinski, which will be held from December to January in City Center Doha, which coincides with the Country’s hosting of the 2022 FIFA World Cup. This launch took place under the patronage and presence of H.E. Sheikh Faisal bin Qassim Al Thani, Chairman of the Qatari Businessmen Association, and H.E. Sheikh Mohammed bin Faisal Al Thani, Chairman of Optimized Holding Company.

Richard Orlinski is one of the world’s best-selling contemporary French artists. He began his career in 2004 with the creation of his first work, a bright red crocodile made of resin, which soon became an iconic piece. The artist has held many exhibitions in cities around the world and this exhibition is the first of its kind in Qatar.

Mr. Reda Salem, Group General Manager of Optimized Holding, said: “I am delighted to support this unique exhibition, which will enrich the art scene in Qatar. Qatar has long been a fixture in the global art scene and has attracted some of the most renowned international artists. Hosting Richard Orlinski’s exhibition is a wonderful opportunity for residents and visitors to see and acquire these unique pieces.”

Mr. Mahdi Shihab, General Manager of Optimized Home, added: “We are delighted to collaborate with international artist Richard Orlinski and have been keen to organize this exhibition to the highest standards so that visitors can enjoy the fine art and to have a special experience. The pieces of art on display have been selected carefully and we hope that they will impress the visitors.”

Artist Richard Orlinski, added: I am thrilled to have the opportunity to hold my first exhibition in Qatar at this special time. I am excited to share with the people of Qatar the selection of art I have chosen that reflect the distinctive artistic and cultural scene of Qatar. I hope people take the opportunity to visit the exhibition and enjoy the art on offer.”

Richard Orlinski ‘s exhibition takes place at City Centre Doha, supported by Optimized Home and organized by Bel Air Fine Art, from December 1st to January 31st and showcases around 40 pieces of distinctive sculpture.