Arealstrasse 6
CH-6020 Emmenbrücke-Lucerne
Phone: +41 41 982 08 80
Mobil: +41 79 69 805 69
E-mail: office@ab-gallery.com

The gallery is open by appointment only.

Graffiti is ART? Ammar Abo Bakr, Marc Erwin Babej, Shamsia Hassani

AB Gallery represents contemporary art and current positions from the MENA region, which encompasses the countries of North Africa, the Middle East and Iran. AB stands for "across borders": supporting the exchange of art and ideas beyond cultural borders is AB Gallery's primary aim. on .

AB Gallery in cooper...
13.03.2014 - 31.12.2014
Zenith issue March/April
Artist in Residence
24.03.- 15.05.2014
Samira Hodaei



Recently published in Das Magazin No. 12 the personal essay in German from Iranian writer Parsha Bashi: “Our schizophrenic Persian daily life”, which also speaks for the art. Please read the complete article here.

Recently: The article about Iranian artist Samira Hodaei entitled "Persianesque art that empowers women and questions reality" published by March issue of cultural magazine CONTEMPORARY PRACTICES..to the article


Khaled Hafez shown at the art museum Uppsala, Sweden. From 8th of March 8 to 9th of June 2014 gallery artist Khaled Hafez is presented in the exhibition “THE ART OF LIFE Between Tradition and Change in the Middle East” at the art museum Uppsala. Participating artists of the exhibition: Parastou Forouhar, Sigalit Landau and Raeda Saadeh...more

AB Gallery Lucerne
27.04.2014 - 31.05.2014
Ammar Abo Bakr, Shamsia Hassani, Marc Erwin Babej
Programme 2014
25.05.- 05.07.2014The Third Dimension Mosaic
17.06 - 22.06.2014Artfair



Worth Seeing: For the 2nd time the Arab Film Festival takes place in Zurich. From 11th April to 5th of May 2014 the audience can embark on a cinematic journey from Morocco to the Emirates. The films show that spirit of optimism that characterizes the contemporary social, political and cultural life in the Arab countries. More information about the festival here: German Press Release, General program


Don’t miss the movie “Une Famille Respectable” from Massoud Bakshi, Iran on view at the cinema. The thriller analyzes the dealing with Iran's past. With great success: The film won recently the special Jury Prize at Abu Dhabi Film Festival ...more


Artist Toshiya Kobayashi shown at museum Weserburg in Bremen. The group exhibition “Transformation of things” is on view from 24th May 2014 until 1st February 2015. More information about the exhibition here