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Boushahri’s 3rd Annual Art Salon

Boushahri’s 3rd Annual Art Salon has opened and I finally got a chance to visit this morning. This exhibition will be up until September 15, so there’s lots of time to visit. It’s a very peaceful gallery and there are lots of places to sit and contemplate the works. Boushahri Gallery, Baghdad Street, Building 36, […]

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Thuraya Al-Baqsami|Retrospective Exhibition 1970-2011

sergei, 1977, pastels on paper: it is a common (and quite ignorant) misperception in this part of the world that artists who take any path other than the realist one, can’t draw. these are the laypeople. i don’t think they understand that shifting away from realism is a choice the artist makes and not just […]

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From Under the Rug|Expressions Libres…Femmes Artistes du Kuwait

In November 2006, Kuwaiti artists Thuraya Al-Baqsami, Amira Behbehani, Suhaila Al-Najdi and I were invited to exhibit our works at the Institut du Monde Arabe in Paris. It was a good opportunity for four Kuwaiti women to showcase a sample of their works and a great opportunity for me to discover Paris with three young, vivacious […]

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From the Bspot|Plane Sketches|November 27, 2006, Kuwait Airways Flight 177, Kuwait to Paris|Originally Posted June 29, 2009

These were done on board Kuwait Airways in late 2006. I was flying with Amira Behbehani (to my left) and Thuraya Al-Baqsami (on my right). We were en route to Paris for a group show at the Institut Du Monde Arabe (also with us was Suhaila Al-Najdi sitting in Business Class the lucky duck). It […]

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Yink & Yanc

yink&yanc, 2009, acrylic and markers on canvas two panels, 20×30 cm each These are Yink and Yanc. They are my contribution to a charity exhibition spearheaded by Kuwaiti artist Thuraya Al-Baghsami, coordinator of Ghadeer Gallery, and Dr. Labeeba Tameem, a member of the Hayat Committee for Cancer Patients. People, both locally and abroad, of all […]

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