Serwan Baran was born in Baghdad in 1968. He is a graduate of fine arts from the University of Babylon in Iraq. He is a member of the International Association of Art, the Iraqi Fine Artists Association, and the International Network for Contemporary Iraqi Artists. Baran started his artistic career as a realist and evolved into the sphere of expressionism. An interest and exploration of abstract artmaking took place at a later stage in his career.
Baran has held several solo exhibitions including at Nabad Arts Gallery (Amman, Jordan, 2013); Matisse Art Gallery (Marrakech, Morocco, 2013); Orfali Art Gallery (Amman, 2012); Sardam Gallery (Duhok, Iraq, 2011); Art House Gallery (Damascus, Syria, 2010); and Tche Wa Gallery (Tokyo, Japan, 2007). He has also participated in group exhibitions including Iraq International Biennale (2002) and Cairo Biennale (Egypt, 1999).
He is the recipient of many awards, including the First Prize for Youth (Baghdad, 1990); second prize in the Iraqi Contemporary Art Exhibition (1994); first prize in the Iraqi Contemporary Art Exhibition (1995); honorary medal, Cairo 7th Biennial (2002); and a discretionary award of Baghdad Pinal (2002).
The following conditions of sale describe the relationship between the Institute for Palestine Studies-USA and the buyers, prospective buyers, and bidders for the Keyword: Palestine II Art Exhibition and Auction which will begin on March 2nd, 2020, and end on December 31st, 2020. By using this website to buy, bid, or inquire about any artwork, you agree to be bound by these conditions.
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