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Nazir Ismail

born in 1948 in Damascus, Syria. Ismail has taken part in many exhibitions since 1966 in Syria, Beirut, Oman, Cairo, Paris, Zurich and Geneva. Additionally, he won the 3rd prize at the exhibition for Young Artists in Damascus in 1971, the Graphic Prize in Berlin in 1980, and the 3rd prize in the Sharjah Biennale in 1996. His esteemed work has been on display in many institutes, and galleries. In addition to being part of private collections, some of his work adorns museums and ministries in Damascus. His oil paintings comprise human figures, roosters, and portraits in ochre and clusters in earthy colors. His other work includes watercolor on paper infused with themes born from Arabian traditions and modern Syria. The artist passed away in 2016.

Fifty Three Years of Nazir Ismail
Nazir Ismail exhibition
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