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New and recent editions by Etel Adnan available from Cristea Roberts Gallery

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For this Artsy Online Viewing Room, Cristea Roberts Gallery is delighted to present new and recent etchings by Lebanese artist, Etel Adnan, who is now aged 95 years.
Etel Adnan, an acclaimed poet, writer and painter, was born in 1925 in Beirut, Lebanon. From her early poems which addressed the Vietnam War, to her award-winning 1978 novel Sitt Marie-Rose, set during the Lebanese Civil War, Adnan …

For this Artsy Online Viewing Room, Cristea Roberts Gallery is delighted to present new and recent etchings by Lebanese artist, Etel Adnan, who is now aged 95 years.
Etel Adnan, an acclaimed poet, writer and painter, was born in 1925 in Beirut, Lebanon. From her early poems which addressed the Vietnam War, to her award-winning 1978 novel Sitt Marie-Rose, set during the Lebanese Civil War, Adnan explores the political and personal dimensions of violence and exile from familiar landscapes and languages. Adnan started painting in the early 1960s, a move that was prompted, in part, by her decision …