A World of Portraits – Exhibition at Wekalet Behna Sept 2014

NAZIR TANBOULI AT WEKALET BENHA

NAZIR TANBOULI AT WEKALET BENHA 

Me at Wekalet Behna with two of my pieces. Photo by Butheina Shalan

My exhibition programme in Alexandria, Egypt (FULL CIRCLE)  featured a show of portraits on paper. I am always making portraits, faces, heads,  figures – all of them are based on observation of the people I see and meet. For this show I presented large scale works I made a few years ago, from a series called Baptism of Hailstones, together with new work I made for the show. One series of the new work is of faces peering out of darkness… anyway, here they are:

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BAPTISM OF HAILSTONESamani banana bluu iphone

“i-PHONE”kid

BAPTISM OF HAILSTONES SERIES

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NEW PORTRAITS porriats

ME WITH SOME OF THE VISITORSport potrys

… COMING OUT OF DARKNESSteeth

UNTITLEDwekaletTHE VENUE, WEKALET BEHNA, IS A FANTASTIC SPACE AND A REALLY REMARKABLE PLACE – IT IS PART OF THE ART ORGANISATION GUDRAN WHICH HAS 3 CENTRES ACROSS THE CITY OF ALEXANDRIA AND IS DOING AMAZING THINGS FOR ART IN THE CITY.

All images ©Nazir Tanbouli (2014) and can not be used without express permission under any circumstances

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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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One Response to A World of Portraits – Exhibition at Wekalet Behna Sept 2014

  1. Reblogged this on gillianmciver and commented:
    This is worth a good look – Nazir Tanbouli’s wonderful portraits from a recent exhibition. Enjoy!!

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