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two new paintings } silence of noise | the hardness (and softness) of sex

I created The Hardness (and Softness) of Sex a few weeks ago in an attempt to deconstruct (and possibly destruct) Eve. I wanted to experiment with unfamiliar shapes while further exploring my curiosity about colors and their relationship with each other. But also, it was a reaction to a book I had just finished: Resistance: […]

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airplane timelines } kuwait to beirut, beirut to kuwait and all in between

My family and I spent a lovely week in Beirut and the Lebanese mountains for my sister Yasmine’s wedding. I’ll share some moments here.

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wet days, dry nights

Thank you Loft965 for introducing me to this so-it-was-written-about-me-and-you song that made my eyes rain. Tina Dico, Mines 

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marble sketchbook } five sketches yesterday and today

Song for today is ‘Imagination’ by Sad Lovers and Giants.

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Homes: Farah Behbehani

This painting hangs in the dining room of Farah Behbehani’s home. I love the way the carpet echoes the colors of my girl. The painting itself is one of a kind. I had never (and probably never will) painted what I call tantric lines on a canvas before. These lines emanate from another face within […]

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Goodbye, Ophelia

It’s been a bittersweet week of hellos and goodbyes. First Um Kulthum and now Ophelia. I didn’t have much time with Um Kulthum so the farewell wasn’t so bad. This one, however. She’s been with me for a year now. Her space feels so empty already. On the other hand, she will be in a […]

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Um Kulthum & Me

In every painting I do, there is a process of conception, initial implementation (or preliminary sketch), destruction, reconstruction, destruction (this particular cycle is unpredictable. Factors may include my emotions, events which may influence the progress of the painting,  or just having a really good day and somehow clicking with my painting). Many times, the ‘completion’ […]

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