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Auction: Sotheby’s / London: 20th Century Art / Middle East (2020 October)

The 20th Century Art / Middle East sale (20- 27 October 2020) will feature a stunning selection of works from the most sought after artists from the modern era to the contemporary period. We are thrilled to present a carefully selected and diverse cohort of masterworks from the region, including works by formidable Iranian Masters,...
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Sotheby’s / Palestinian Art in the Aftermath of War

Abed Abdi was born in Palestine in 1942. At the age of six he became a refugee, wandering from one refugee camp to another between Lebanon and Syria.
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In Memory – Palestinian Artists Group Exhibition in Ramallah

In Memory is a group exhibition featuring paintings by Abed Abedi, Fayez Sersawi, Nabil Anani, Suleiman Mansour, Tayseer Barakat, Kareem Dabbah and Shafiq Radwan. The exhibition also includes rare works by the late ceramicist and painter, Isam Bader. The exhibition runs from 7 – 14 June from 12.00 – 7.00pm daily.   Ramallah, Palestine, 9 June 2014: In spite...
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“Manifestations of Letter” – Text in Contemporary Palestinian Art

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...
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Palestinian Artist Dedicates Exhibition To Sister Living In Syrian Refugee Camp

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...
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Folds, Tents and Portraits

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...
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One Tragedy Among Hundreds Of Thousands

 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...
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Arab-Israeli In Haifa Uses Art To Help Palestinian Refugee Sister

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....
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Abed Abdi And The Liberation Art Of Palestine

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...
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“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 Lutfia, my sister in Yarmouk refugee camp”. Curator: Dr. Ayelet Zohar Opening: Saturday May 18th 19:00. Closing Saturday August 31th Art...
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