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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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My Color Sketchbook

A few years ago I bought a sketchbook. At the time I couldn’t find these sketchbooks in Kuwait so would buy them in Europe or the States. It was always special when I bought a new one and I took very good care that the books were themed by medium and state of mind. This particular […]

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Forty-Eight Women, a Kitten & Pele|Part One|The Aunties With Their Shirts

This collection started with a painting I had done much earlier and stored away. It amazed me how much my style evolved the more paintings I did in this series. When I went back to the one that inspired the rest, I was shocked at how different it looked from its sisters. Nonetheless, I included […]

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Homes: Mohammed Alkandari & Jana Alnaqeeb

I’m introducing the Home section here (which was part of my now defunct blogspot site). Because when I am parted with a painting I feel a little gut-wrenched, I ask for it to be photographed in its new home. And to my delight, many have obliged, bless them. This is the first installment, the home […]

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Portrait of a Dysfunctioning Family

Portrait of a Dysfunctioning Family, 2005, acrylic on canvas

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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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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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