Fluid Form
압둘 카림 마잘 알 벡
Arab Contemporary ArtAbdul Karim Majdal Al-Beik
Title: "Night and Day" | Date: 2012
Size: 150 x 150cm | Medium: Mixed media on canvas
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Abdul Karim Majdal Al-Beik (Syria)

The painterly compositions of Abdul Karim Majdal Al-Beik references the hidden stories embedded in the graffiti, markings and ruin of the walls of Damascus’s Old City. His paintings have evolved from and earlier grey monochrome pallette to one that includes the exact material used in the construction of the Damascene walls and incorporating various elements such as small crosses, fabric strips, string, guns and knives that reference the ongoing conflict in Syria,.

Born in a small village on the outskirts of Al-Hasakah, Syria in 1973, Abdul Karim Majdal Al-Beik has participated in numerous exhibitions throughout the Middle East and has been the recipient of several awards, including ones from Lattakia Biennale and Shabab Ayyam. His works are housed in public and private collections throughout the Middle East and Europe.

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