Maath al-Alousi was born in Baghdad in 1938. He holds a bachelor’s degree in architecture from the Middle East Technical University in Turkey and a diploma in tropical studies from the Architectural Association in the United Kingdom.
Al-Alousi is a member of the Iraqi Architects Society and the Iraqi Engineers Union. He has lectured at the Higher Institute of Technology, Baghdad, and the University of Technology, Baghdad, where he was also external examiner for MSc degree projects in urban design. He has experience in planning, design, and project management of residential, commercial, industrial, and governmental projects throughout the Middle East.
Al-Alousi has written research papers and has contributed to and edited several publications and periodicals on traditional houses of Baghdad and on Islamic and Iraqi architecture. His work has been exhibited internationally—including at Polyppano (Athens, Greece); at Zacharia Gallery (Limassol, Cyprus); at the Gulbenkian Museum (Baghdad); and at the Venice Biennale (Italy).
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.
When you place a bid on any artwork, you are accepting personal liability for the purchase price, any applicable taxes, any and all shipping and packing costs, and all other applicable charges. Any artwork bought by residents of the District of Columbia will be subjected to a 6% sales tax on the market value of the artwork. All U.S. resident buyers can claim tax deductions on amounts that exceed the market value of the artwork. Market value of artwork is their starting value.
Bid winners can pick up the artwork they bought from the Institute for Palestine Studies-USA or have the Institute arrange for shipment, however, reiterating, that the buyer is responsible for all packing and shipment costs.
There will be ten (10) bidding cycles. Each cycle will close on the last day of the month at 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time (USA) at which time the highest bidder for the art will be notified of their winning bid.
Please note that all bids are final once submitted and may not be cancelled or modified by you, except with our express written consent under circumstances that we consider appropriate at our sole discretion. Please also note that all sales are final.