Khalifa Al Qattan‘ s Art Exhibition was held during Al Qurain’s 17th Cultural Festival in Al Adwani Art Exhibition Hall.
Khalifa Ali Husain Al-Qattan (1934 – 2003) was the first Kuwaiti artist to hold a personal exhibition in 1953 and first artist to write articles in fine arts published in Alba’aza magazine in 1952. In 1962, Khalifa Al-Qattan created his own unique art style called CIRCLISM based on philosophy and became renowned in his country and abroad.
In 1968 Khalifa Al-Qattan established the Kuwait Arts Association and was elected first president. In 1969, Khalifa established the Kuwaiti Biennale.
In 1981 he was the first artist from the Middle Orient to exhibit in Solo Exhibition in China.