The Yellow Tape Portraits Category

Yellow Tape Portraits Complete Collection

Paintings from 2009’s The Yellow Tape Portraits. These are not titled. The large, full scale women are about 100cm x 250cm and the medium portraits are 91cm x 152cm. Two are 12ocm x 152cm. I wanted to keep them all as uniform as I could without sacrificing too much color and variation in facial features […]

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From The Yellow Tape Portraits. Eleven

eleven, 2009, acrylic and oil pastels on canvas, 91×152 cm It’s funny. I almost didn’t include this one in the show. But it was a favorite among the gallery visitors and eventually found a home.

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From The Yellow Tape Portraits. Four, Thirteen, Six

Yes, yes, they’re not in order here, but Thirteen was indeed painted after Four. I titled them after they were all complete and hanging in the gallery. I added two bows to the one above, right before the show. She’s wearing her skin on the outside rather than covering it up.

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Laura Boushnak’s Photos: Yellow Tape Portraits Part III

The finale of Laura Boushnak‘s little trilogy: the exhibition.

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Laura Boushnak’s Photos: Yellow Tape Portraits Part II

This is the second segment of Laura Boushnak‘s photos of my exhibition: preparations for The Yellow Tape Portraits Exhibition at the Sultan Gallery.

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Laura Boushnak’s Photos: Yellow Tape Portraits Part I

These are photos taken by Palestinian photographer Laura Boushnak. I was lucky to have her around while preparing for my show, The Yellow Tape Portraits. For someone who loves posing for photos (it’s an Alkandari flaw) it was very difficult to ignore the presence of a camera. But Laura made it easy. This is part […]

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The Yellow Tape Portraits

These are photos from my last exhibition at the Sultan Gallery, entitled The Yellow Tape Portraits. The show ran from the 10th to the 12th of February, 2009. For more on these paintings please click on the image above. Photos by Mohammed Alkandari

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