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The Art of Sara Shamma

Sara Shamma

The Art of Sara Shamma

Paintings from a Hot, Young Arab Painter

by Sara Shamma

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  • 9 Currently reading

Published by Cune Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Folk & Outsider Art,
  • Individual Artist,
  • Middle Eastern,
  • Art & Art Instruction

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages96
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL12175777M
    ISBN 101885942443
    ISBN 109781885942449

    Sara Shamma’s first solo exhibition in London at the Royal College of Art aptly displayed the nurture and evolution of her early-discovered, phenomenal talent. Entitled ‘Q’, the metre figurative work consists of 10 large, individual paintings in oil and acrylic that are connected in . Sara Shamma. Sara Shamma Born in Damascus, Syria (), graduated from the Faculty of Fine Arts, University of Damascus in She has been the recipient of various regional and international art awards including Fourth Prize in the BP Portrait Award at National Portrait Gallery in London, First Prize in Painting, The Waterhouse Natural History Art Prize, Australia in , Fourth.

    Sara Shamma's lifelong attempt to particularize human figures builds around these and other regional legacies that include Sufi (Islamic mystic) figure Jalal al-Din Rumi, Sufism, and whirling dervishes, the sources for yet another body of work. Her seemingly traditional formal choices in medium are always wed to radical distortions, instigating. Several months back, I wrote about how to learn millinery and mentioned two of my favorite millinery books. In October, a new millinery book was released. Millinery: The Art of Hat-Making by Sarah Lomax & Rachel Skinner of Lomax & Skinner Bespoke Millinery.. I like to collect millinery books because they often have useful tips, even for experienced milliners.

    “A child’s drawing is pure ­imagination,” says Sara ­Shamma as she reflects upon the paintings in her latest exhibition. “I am fascinated by the way they draw, without any preconceptions. The profile for Sara Shamma on Artory. Browse works by Sara Shamma here, research their provenance history, and register works that you own by this artist on the Artory Registry.


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The Art of Sara Shamma by Sara Shamma Download PDF EPUB FB2

Sara Shamma is a renowned Syrian artist living and working in London UK, her practice focuses on death and humanity expressed mainly through self-portraits and children painted in a life-like visceral way.

Working mainly from life and photographs, the artist uses oils to create a hyper realistic scene, using transparency lines and motion to portray a distant and deep void. Sara Shamma (Arabic: سارة شمّة ‎) (born 26 November ) is a UK-based Syrian artist whose paintings are figurative in style.

The importance of storytelling and narrative is paramount in her work. Shamma has a long-standing interest in the psychology associated with the suffering of individuals and has made work on the subject of war, modern slavery and human : Novem (age 44), Damascus, Syria.

A fully illustrated book on the exhibition, with essays by Dr Siân Oram and Kathleen Soriano, will be available in The Union Shop in Bush House Arcade. Sara Shamma: Modern Slavery is a collaboration between the Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology & Neuroscience (IoPPN) at King’s College London and artist Sara Shamma as part of King’s Artists.

These interviews will inform Ms Shamma’s creation of large-scale portraits of the women which will be exhibited in a major exhibition from October 1 to November 22 curated by art historian, Kathleen Soriano, at Bush House, King’s College London.

The exhibition will be accompanied by a book of essays and insights into the project by Ms Shamma. Sara Shamma is one of Syria's most celebrated contemporary artists, whose works can be found in both public and private collections around the globe.

Shamma, born in Damascus, Syria () to a Syrian father and Lebanese mother, moved to London inwhere she currently lives and works, under the auspices of an Exceptional Talent Visa.

Sara Shamma: Modern Slavery is The Art of Sara Shamma book new body of work from celebrated Syrian artist Sara Shamma, currently on display at Bush House on the Strand.

Born in Damascus to a Syrian father and Lebanese mother, Shamma moved to London in and currently lives and works in Dulwich. Sara Shamma's works are part of a group exhibition called Multicolour: A Project by Migrate Art.

It's on display at Cork Street Galleries until 31 March and then nearby at Phillips, Berkeley. Sarah Shamma’s exploration of the sale and exploitation of girls in Syria and Iraq is an exhibition definitely worth visiting.

The London-based Syrian artist aims to lift the wool off our eyes in order to make us clearly see the abuse that continues—this relates cleverly to her collection of line drawings with detailed eyes. SARA SHAMMA. Born in in Damascus, Syria. Lives and works in London, UK.

Sara Shamma was born in Damascus, Syria (), to a Syrian Father and Lebanese mother, a family of intellectuals. They encouraged her love of painting which she developed as a small child, and by the age of 14, Shamma decided she would train as a painter. In our latest podcast episode, Syrian portrait artist Sara Shamma talks about how she incorporates the subconscious into her works, how she was forced to leave her country and how a deep sense of humanity pervades her pictures.

Sara Shamma talking to Bob Chaundy Images on to accompany the podcast. Self-portrait that earned. The exhibition will be accompanied by a book of essays and insights into the project by Sara Shamma, Dr Siân Oram and other leading experts in the field of modern slavery.

Sara Shamma commented “As an artist I draw inspiration from the immediate world around me. At certain points in my life, that immediate world has been confused, angry and. Articles Featuring Sara Shamma. How the Global Refugee Crisis Is Impacting Art. Nov 5th, See all articles. Related Categories.

Lebanon, Syria, Jordan and Palestine. Contemporary Portrait Painting. London Artists. Contemporary Grotesque. Contemporary Figurative Painting. Sara Shamma, 43, had been a gifted but unremarkable portrait painter with an established international reputation.

She’d painted the wife of the Syrian president, Asma al-Assad, and in she won fourth prize in the BP Portrait Award with a self-portrait of her smoking a cigarette – a judge told her that if she hadn’t shown herself.

Considering Art Podcast – Sara Shamma, Syrian portrait painter In our latest podcast episode, Syrian portrait artist Sara Shamma talks about how she incorporates the subconscious into her works, how she was forced to leave her country and how a.

The exhibition, Sara Shamma: Modern Slavery, which opened October 1 at King’s College London, articulates the experiences of trafficked women around the world, including the thousands of Yazidi women and children abducted and used as sex slaves by the Islamic State.

Shamma became interested in the women’s fate after hearing their stories. Sara Shamma: Modern Slavery, essays by Kathleen Soriano and @sianoram preface by #stephendeushar Foreword @ Postscript by Kerry Smith of @helenbamberfoundation book available at King’s College Union Shop @Kclsu and @somersethouse book shop, London.

A major solo exhibition of paintings by one of Syria’s best known artists, Sara Shamma, opens in London in May. A powerful and moving product of the civil war in Syria, World Civil War.

Lana Shamma Senior Manager, Public Programmes Her role also includes cultivating partnerships with organisations that share common objectives with Art Jameel. Prior to joining Art Jameel, Sara was a management consultant, advising private and public sector clients in the education and culture sectors.

Sara Shamma. 15, likes talking about this. The official page for the artist Sara Shamma containing news and latest updates on Shamma's current projects and shows. Syrian artist Sara Shamma has a positive outlook on life.

She left her home country in - the final straw was a bomb going off close by as she. Available for sale from Mark Hachem Gallery, Sara Shamma, Air (), Oil on Canvas, × cm.Sara Shamma سارة شمة Born in Syrialives and works in London UK   Exiled painter Sara Shamma, a former leading light of the Damascus art scene, wants to open people’s eyes to the realities of the war in her homeland .