Arab artists: Youssef’s fine art is a political expression

Youssef Abdelki, a Syrian artist born in Qamishli, began as a cartoonist in 1966, with drawings published in children's books and magazines, before moving on to fine art.

His first individual exhibition was in 1973 in Damascus. The British Museum in London, the Museum of the Arab World Institute in Paris, the Digne-Les-Bains Museum in France, the Kuwait National Museum and Oman Modern Art museum all have his work in their collections.

Syrian artist Youssef Abdelki

Abdelki is today considered one of the most famous Arab sculptors, as well as one of the most prominent graphic artists. Many of...

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Date: 2016-05-03 13:11:12

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Sharjah Museums Department - Sharjah Art Museum

The Sharjah Art Museum first opened its doors on April 17, 1997.

Why you should visit Sharjah Art Museum

Enjoy a world of artistic wonder and creativity spread over large spacious galleries that welcome you throughout the year. This unique museum offers art lovers and all visitors, the opportunity to admire the splendor of a variety of collections and temporary exhibitions hosted by the museum,...

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