Creative Pursuits: Asmaa Shabibi, Co-Founder And Director, Lawrie Shabibi
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Creative Pursuits: Asmaa Shabibi, Co-Founder And Director, Lawrie Shabibi

What does it take to be a part of the GCC’s art gallery scene? Asmaa Shabibi, co-founder and Director, Lawrie Shabibi shares her insights. Asmaa Shabibi, co-founder And Director, Lawrie Shabibi Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. You’re reading Entrepreneur Middle East, an international franchise of Entrepreneur Media. MENA entrepreneurs share their insights on what it takes to build (and be a part of) the art gallery scene in the GCC. What art gallery business model have you found most viable in the GCC region? “I can’t speak for the rest of the GCC or other galleries, but what I can say is that our gallery model is to run a tight ship from a costs perspective, and we widen the net by ensuring we have a good number of enthusiastic international clients that generate strong sales. As part of this strategy, my co-founder and director William Lawrie has moved to London in order to focus on that market and Europe. We felt that a presence there was very important at this stage of our business . Furthermore, given the lack of institutional support in the region, the gallery does play the role of an institution despite […]

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