Umm El-Fahem Art Gallery Opens Exhibition under the Title: “Manifestations of Letter” – Text in Contemporary Palestinian Art The Umm El-Fahem Art Gallery is pleased to announce the opening of “Manifestations of Letter: Text in Contemporary Palestinian Art,” on March 22. The exhibition, which will continue until May 24, 2014, will include works of art...Continue Reading
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 pays tribute to his sister who has lived in Syrian refugee camps for over 60 years. Abdi’s sister Lutfiyah has been a...Continue Reading
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 work. Abed Abdi (b. 1942, Haifa) is a Palestinian-Israeli artist educated as a graphic designer in the former DDR,1...Continue Reading
újonnan megjelent könyv: Abed Abdi – 50 év kreativitás – retrospektíva. A könyv áttekinti Abed Abdi művészeti munkásságát és bemutatja az elmúlt ötven év legfontosabb művészeti állomásait és műalkotásait, kiváló minőségű képekkel és három nyelvre lefordított szöveggel. (Angol, Héber, Arab) “A könyv remek lehetőséget kínál a széles közönségnek és a művészet szerelmeseinek, hogy megismerkedjenek az...Continue Reading
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 civilians have perished and more than 700,000 have fled the country putting intense pressure on neighboring countries, stretching the resources of...Continue Reading
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 documented in a photo: A little boy is holding his mother’s hand; his four siblings stand alongside them. The place is a refugee camp near Damascus....Continue Reading
Palestinian artists of the second half of the twentieth century, when interviewed, sometimes speak of being the first to do this or that, or that theirs was the first Palestinian one-artist exhibition, etc. The trauma of the Nakba caused an absence in knowledge. Closer study reveals that, despite this perceived chasm in the continuity of...Continue Reading
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 Work space of the artist Abed Abdi and his works are strongly tied to each other, and are connected to the city of Haifa where he was born and where...Continue Reading
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 Lutfia, my sister in Yarmouk refugee camp”. Curator: Dr. Ayelet Zohar Opening: Saturday May 18th 19:00. Closing Saturday August 31th Art...Continue Reading
Over a decade ago, when I encountered Abed Abdi for the first time, I could not help but expect a productive and fruitful future for the painter. He was twenty one years old at the time and I came into possession of one of his early drawings, which enabled me, later on to see the...Continue Reading
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