Posts Tagged: abstract art

Saloua Raouda Choucair, Self Portrait 1943, © Saloua Raouda Choucair Foundation. Image: Tate Modern
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Saloua Choucair at the Tate Modern: 90 years of a Lebanese abstract pioneer

A lot has changed in 90 years – even in abstract art, as the Tate Modern’s Saloua Raouda Choucair retrospective shows. A visit to Cairo in the 1940s inspired Choucair (born 1916) to draw on the abstract patterns in Islamic

Saloua Raouda Choucair, Self Portrait 1943, © Saloua Raouda Choucair Foundation. Image: Tate Modern
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Saloua Choucair at the Tate Modern: 90 years of a Lebanese abstract pioneer

A lot has changed in 90 years – even in abstract art, as the Tate Modern’s Saloua Raouda Choucair retrospective shows. A visit to Cairo in the 1940s inspired Choucair (born 1916) to draw on the abstract patterns in Islamic

Gène bleu 1 2012. Image © Abderrahim Yamou.
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Review: Abderrahim Yamou, Working from Life

“In the current Arab context of upheaval and change, it may seem almost anachronistic to show an artist so devoted to aesthetic experimentation,” Mosaic Rooms trustee Omar Al-Qattan acknowledges in his introduction to the Moroccan artist Abderrahim Yamou’s latest London

Gène bleu 1 2012. Image © Abderrahim Yamou.
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Review: Abderrahim Yamou, Working from Life

“In the current Arab context of upheaval and change, it may seem almost anachronistic to show an artist so devoted to aesthetic experimentation,” Mosaic Rooms trustee Omar Al-Qattan acknowledges in his introduction to the Moroccan artist Abderrahim Yamou’s latest London