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Nabil Nahas

Untitled, 1981

Acrylic on canvas
24 × 24 in
61 × 61 cm
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About the work
D
Doyle

(60.96 x 60.96 cm)

Condition: A small area of cracquelure at upper left corner.

(60.96 x 60.96 cm)

Condition: A small area of cracquelure at upper left corner.

Medium
Painting
Signature
Signed Nahas and dated 81 on the reverse
Nabil Nahas
Lebanese, b. 1949
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Drawing inspiration from the decorative patterns of Islamic art and the American abstract painting of the mid 20th century, painter and mixed-media artist Nabil Nahas makes innovative use of organic materials, including seashells and starfish, which he casts in acrylic paint and mounts on a support (typically canvas). His works have an all-over composition suggestive of biological growth and the patterning of nature, as in Full Spectrum (1999). In his more recent paintings, including Untitled (2007), Nahas has introduced imagery referencing the trees and other plant-life of his native Lebanon.

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About the work
D
Doyle

(60.96 x 60.96 cm)

Condition: A small area of cracquelure at upper left corner.

(60.96 x 60.96 cm)

Condition: A small area of cracquelure at upper left corner.

Medium
Painting
Signature
Signed Nahas and dated 81 on the reverse
Nabil Nahas
Lebanese, b. 1949
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Drawing inspiration from the decorative patterns of Islamic art and the American abstract painting of the mid 20th century, painter and mixed-media artist Nabil Nahas makes innovative use of organic materials, including seashells and starfish, which he casts in acrylic paint and mounts on a support (typically canvas). His works have an all-over composition suggestive of biological growth and the patterning of nature, as in Full Spectrum (1999). In his more recent paintings, including Untitled (2007), Nahas has introduced imagery referencing the trees and other plant-life of his native Lebanon.

Nabil Nahas

Untitled, 1981

Acrylic on canvas
24 × 24 in
61 × 61 cm
Bidding closed
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