All posts tagged: #paintings

Deciphering Elias Zayat

Damascus Syrian painter Elias Zayat’s work is packed with symbolism to be decoded by the viewer He has over six decades of art practice behind him, but Elias Zayat still flies somewhat under the radar within the canon of Arab masters. Born in 1935 in Damascus, Zayat is one of very few artists in the […]

A Thousand and One Fairy Tales

Beirut Jean-Pierre Roc-Roussey’s paintings combine swirls of bright colour with dynamic movement The paintings of Jean-Pierre Roc-Roussey are the very stuff of fairy tales: a mermaid reclines in an explosion of royal blue and a mysterious Japanese princess is wrapped in a brilliantly coloured kimono, as if escaping from an otherworldly universe. Always bearing his […]


Concrete Layers is composed of a series of site specific printed works on Negative Permajet transfer paper, as well as a large installation work in concrete, which show the artist’s continual interest in muting and or inventing objects and materials, so as to reawaken us to new possibilities of envisioning space. The installation insists on […]