Photo above: Sebastian Bieniek and Sheikh Rashid Al Khalifa at the Views exhibition in Manama/Bahrain
Sebastian Bieniek was among Damien Hirst, Marc Quinn and other internetionally renown artists invited by Art Society Bahrain to take part in the Views exhibition.
The exhibition, will take place in Manama, the capital of the Kingdom of Bahrain under the patronage of Sheikh Rashid bin Khalifa Al Khalifa, a member of the Bahrain royal family and the minister of the interior.
Highly impressed by Bieniek's art made Rashid Al Khalifa, who's an art lover and artist himself, several of Bieniek's artworks a part of the internatinally famous Rashid Al Khalifa Art Collection.
Sheikh Rashid Al Khalifa who's an enthusiastic artlove and artist himself came before the exhibiton was opened to join Bieniek's exhibited artwork from the Doublefaced 2013 and Doublefaced 2015 serial in silence, before he decided to make it part of his private art collection.
On the photo above Sheikh Rashid Al Khalifa before the exhibition opened causually dressed (without the golden insignia on his dress that is a symbol of the royal family) studing four of Sebastian Bieniek's photographs.
Hours later came the artist to the exhibition (see the photo below).