ME AND ISAAC NEWTON: THE BLACK BOOKS

Only in London can you have an exhibition on the site of where Isaac Newton lived. Yes the majestic structure of the Westminster Central Library used to be home to Sir Isaac Newton.

NAZIR TANBOULI AT WESTMINSTER LIBRARY

The exhibition Black Books opened yesterday. Later on I’ll post some more photos of the show, and of the performance I am going to do on Saturday.

NAZIR TANBOULI AT WESTMINSTER LIBRARY

4 of the 50 Black Books

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VITRINE INSTALLATION WITH COLOUR INK CONCERTINA BOOK AND HAND PAINTED BONE CROCODILE

VITRINE INSTALLATION WITH COLOUR INK CONCERTINA BOOK AND HAND PAINTED BONE CROCODILE

NAZIR TANBOULI AT WESTMINSTER LIBRARY

CERAMIC PAINTINGS AND MINI-CONCERTINA BOOK

NAZIR TANBOULI AT WESTMINSTER LIBRARY

VITRINE INSTALLATION (DETAIL) WITH CERAMIC MASKS AND DIFFERENT OBJECTS

NAZIR TANBOULI AT WESTMINSTER LIBRARY

KHAYAMEYA COMES TO LONDON – EGYPTIAN COTTON TAPESTRY

This is the first of the Khayameya that has been shown in London. More will come. This is a small one. I created the drawing then the craftsmen of Khayameya Street in Old Cairo made the tapestry. it is a really ancient art, totally different to Western tapestry/applique or whatever. The technique was traditionally used to make tents so you can probably see where I am going with this…

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About nazirtanbouli

British-Egyptian artist Nazir Tanbouli works in drawing, painting, book art and mural. He is based in London.
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