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New Exhibition:"Homage to Lutfia,my sisIter in Yarmouk refugee camp" II.On dispaly from 1st Feb 2014

 Palestinian artist dedicates exhibition to sister living in Syrian refugee camp

Palestinian artist dedicates exhibition to sister living in Syrian refugee camp

  (REUTERS) HAIFA, ISRAEL (JULY 16, 2013) Palestinian artist pays tribute to his sister, who has lived in a Syrian refugee camp for more than 60 years, through his artwork. In his...

Folds and Tents, Portraits and Drawers

Folds and Tents, Portraits and Drawers

By Dr. Ayelet Zohar The current exhibition aims to view Abdi's creative work from a more personal, private point of view, combined with an inquiry of his strong desire and sensitivity to material...

A retrospective in Haifa:

A retrospective in Haifa: "The struggle to save Lutfia" by Abed Abdi

A retrospective exhibition of well-know Arab painter Abed Abdi, "Secrets, Drawers and Identities: Homage to My Sister Lutfia, Yarmouk Refugee Camp," will be open on Saturday evening, May 18, at the...

One tragedy among hundreds of thousands

One tragedy among hundreds of thousands

 By Carole Fink |  StarNews Media  Historical crises always have a human face. Although we may have become numbed by the daily reports of violence from both sides of Syria's...

Arab-Israeli in Haifa uses art to help Palestinian refugee sister

Arab-Israeli in Haifa uses art to help Palestinian refugee sister

By Gideon Levy and Alex Levac | Haaretz, Twilight Zone The struggle to save Lutfia, an 84 year-old Palestinian refugee, is being conducted by her brother Abed Abdi, a respected Palestinian...

"Homage to Lutfia, my sister in Yarmouk camp"

On the occasion of the Month of Arab Culture, a solo exhibition of Abed Abdi is being held at the Arab- Jewish Cultural Center (Beit Hagefen) in Haifa. The exhibition is entitled "Homage to...

  •  Palestinian artist dedicates exhibition to sister living in Syrian refugee camp

    Palestinian artist dedicates exhibition to sister living in Syrian refugee camp

    Published in Reviews

  • Folds and Tents, Portraits and Drawers

    Folds and Tents, Portraits and Drawers

    Published in Reviews

  • A retrospective in Haifa:

    A retrospective in Haifa: "The struggle to save Lutfia" by Abed Abdi

    Published in Reviews

  • One tragedy among hundreds of thousands

    One tragedy among hundreds of thousands

    Published in Reviews

  • Arab-Israeli in Haifa uses art to help Palestinian refugee sister

    Arab-Israeli in Haifa uses art to help Palestinian refugee sister

    Published in Reviews

  • "Homage to Lutfia, my sister in Yarmouk camp"

    Published in Exhibitions

Recent Reviews in the Press

Abed Abdi: Reviewed by Tal Ben Zvi

Abed Abdi: Reviewed by Tal Ben Zvi

by Tal Ben Zvi Extract from the book "Abed Abdi, 50 years of Creativity" Palestinian art created within Israel’s 1948 borders possesses unique characteristics deriving from its being part of the visual culture of the Palestinian minority in Israel....

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The Wandering Museum in the Works of Abed Abdi

The Wandering Museum in the Works of Abed Abdi

by Amir A. Abdi In 1962 my father held his first exhibition in Tel Aviv initiated by left-wing activists such as Gila Balas and her husband Shimon along with the poet Issam Al-Abassi and others. This event provided great cultural feedback as he was a...

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Tal Ben Zvi: Abed Abdi -

Tal Ben Zvi: Abed Abdi - "Wa ma nasina"

"Wa ma nasaina" (“We have not forgotten”) exhibition is a personal journey in time, memory andhistory of Palestinians, which constituting an integral part of the life of artist Abed Abdi, who was bornin Haifa.   The exhibition contains painting...

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Abed Abdi - An Artist - Phenomenon

Abed Abdi - An Artist - Phenomenon

by Samih Al Qasim I am unable to address Abed Abdi’s catalogue from the purely technical and professional composition aspect. The historical profundity of Abdi’s  experience places him in the category of artist-phenomenon. As a consequence of hi...

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Abed Abdi: An Essential Episode in the History of Israeli Art

Abed Abdi: An Essential Episode in the History of Israeli Art

By: Dr Smadar Sheffi, Gallery, "Haaretz", 08/10/2010  Abed Abdi's retrospective at the gallery of Umm al - Fahm shows his important contribution to the visual culture of the Palestinians in Israel. Abed Abdi's Solo exhibition at the gallery of U...

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Abed Abdi: Retrospective Exhibition

Abed Abdi: Retrospective Exhibition

by Sa’id Abu-Shaqra,  This comprehensive retrospective exhibition of the works of Abed Abdi is the third of its kind to be held at the Umm el-Fahm Art Gallery since its establishment, following the exhibitions of the works of the late Assam Abu-...

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We Were As Dreamers

We Were As Dreamers

by Gershon Knispel Each of us summarized the completion of the monument in Sakhnin in his own way. I wrote: “With my friend and colleague Abed Abdi I erected this monument to ‘drive out the evil spirit’ and leave traces… of the acts of wrongdoing, ro...

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Arab-Israeli in Haifa uses art to help Palestinian refugee sister

Arab-Israeli in Haifa uses art to help Palestinian refugee sister

By Gideon Levy and Alex Levac | Haaretz, Twilight Zone The struggle to save Lutfia, an 84 year-old Palestinian refugee, is being conducted by her brother Abed Abdi, a respected Palestinian artist who resides in Haifa.  A childhood memory documen...

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Folds and Tents, Portraits and Drawers

Folds and Tents, Portraits and Drawers

By Dr. Ayelet Zohar The current exhibition aims to view Abdi's creative work from a more personal, private point of view, combined with an inquiry of his strong desire and sensitivity to material qualities which is impressively present through his wo...

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 Palestinian artist dedicates exhibition to sister living in Syrian refugee camp

Palestinian artist dedicates exhibition to sister living in Syrian refugee camp

  (REUTERS) HAIFA, ISRAEL (JULY 16, 2013) Palestinian artist pays tribute to his sister, who has lived in a Syrian refugee camp for more than 60 years, through his artwork. In his exhibition 'Homage to Lutfiyah', Palestinian artist Abed Abdi pa...

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Abed Abdi and the Liberation Art of Palestine

Abed Abdi and the Liberation Art of Palestine

By Samia Halabi "Abed Abdi is a prolific artist, having produced a significant body of work that remains largely undocumented."

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Decisive Reply

Decisive Reply

Gershon Knispel There are those who claim that early years of an artist's life are the ones that leave their imprint on his creative productivity and accompany him throughput his life. In Intensive tempo childhood images return and emerge, forms and...

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Meeting with Abed Abdi

Meeting with Abed Abdi

 by Veronica Sartore On January 31st the Palestinian artist Abed Abdi came to meet the children at school. Abed Abdi is a Palestinian painter, graphic designer, sculptor and lecturer of the arts, who currently works and lives in Haifa. He o...

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A Visit to Abed Abdi's Studio: Muses from the Wadi

A Visit to Abed Abdi's Studio: Muses from the Wadi

By: Eli Armon Azulay, "Haaretz" newspaper (Hebrew edition), "Gallery" Section, 24.9.2010. In his studio Abed Abdi, a leading Palestinian artist, is showing works of local residents. He also recalled wistfully his former neighbor, Emile Habibi. The Wo...

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A retrospective in Haifa:

A retrospective in Haifa: "The struggle to save Lutfia" by Abed Abdi

A retrospective exhibition of well-know Arab painter Abed Abdi, "Secrets, Drawers and Identities: Homage to My Sister Lutfia, Yarmouk Refugee Camp," will be open on Saturday evening, May 18, at the Beit Hagefen Arab-Jewish Cultural Center in Haifa. &...

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One tragedy among hundreds of thousands

One tragedy among hundreds of thousands

 By Carole Fink |  StarNews Media  Historical crises always have a human face. Although we may have become numbed by the daily reports of violence from both sides of Syria's two-year-long civil war, it is certain that more than 70,000...

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Video Interview with Abed Abdi (2014)

Video Interview with Abed Abdi (2014)

{youtube}CzmQNokv-Yo|500|500|0{/youtube} Part of an interview with Abed Abdi, by Eitan Altman  

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