Naser Al Aswadi studied architecture in the Yemeni cities of Taiz and Sanaa. Using interlocking calligraphic letters, words, and religious and musical texts, Al Aswadi creates both two-dimensional canvases and sculptural works. He held his first exhibition in Sanaa in 2001 and has since shown his work extensively in Europe and the Middle East, with solo exhibitions including at the French Cultural Center (Sanaa, 2004–14); the Embassy of Yemen (Paris, France, 2005); the House of International Relations (Montpellier, France, 2006); Palace Zappeion (Athens, Greece, 2010); Dar Al Funun Art Gallery (Kuwait City, 2015); and Tabari Artspace (Dubai, UAE, 2017).
He has also shown work at Gallery Patrick Bartoli (Marseille, France, 2012); Institut du monde arabe (Paris, 2013); and the Clairefontaine Art Gallery (Luxembourg, 2015).
His work is included in major collections at Barjeel Art Foundation (Sharjah, UAE) and Institut du monde arabe.
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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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.
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