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جبران التويني Jubran Twainy Painting

Omar Khouri


Painting, Acrylic on Paper

Size: 15.4 W x 19.3 H x 0.6 D in

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This painting is part of a series of 43 portraits of writers, politicians and intellectuals who were active in Beirut during the late 1920s. They are based on the book "al-Roussoum" (الرسوم) written by the Lebanese poet Elias Abou Chabake, first published in 1930, which was a collection of literary portraits of these figures. These paintings accompanied the re-publication of the book by Editions Snoubar Bayrout in December 2015.

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Painting:Acrylic on Paper

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Size:15.4 W x 19.3 H x 0.6 D in

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My work deals with the deconstruction of the complex social artifact of identity to reach for the common loneliness of the human condition that rather paradoxically connects us all. Through an intuitive trance-like "collaboration" with medium, where the paint is left to express its qualities as much as I do, my process has evolved into an almost shamanistic ritual where nature takes an equal part in the making of the final product. Wedging into the crack between abstraction and representation, my paintings tend towards a depoliticization and decontextualization of the image as identity signifier, breaking it apart to peer into the topographies and landscapes within. BIOGRAPHY: Omar Khouri was born in London, but spent his childhood in Lebanon. In 2002, he graduated from Massachusetts College of Art and Design in Boston with a BFA in illustration. After spending a year in Los Angeles working in cinema and television, he returned to Beirut. In 2006, Omar founded Samandal Comics Magazine, the first experimental comics periodical in the Arab world. He is currently Samandal’s Editor-in-Chief and one of its many international contributing artists. In 2010, Omar's sociopolitical satire "Utopia" won Best Arabic Comic book at the Algerian International Comic Book Festival (FIBDA). Omar’s work spans many art forms including painting, comics, animation, theatre, film, and music. He lives and works between Beirut and London.

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