Safwan Dahoul, Reve/ Dream 01 Painting, MODERN & CONTEMPORARY MIDDLE EASTERN ART, With Footnotes – 2o

Safwan Dahoul (Syria, born 1961)
Reve/ Dream

acrylic on canvas
180 x 179cm (70 7/8 x 70 1/2in).
Private collection

Safwan Dahoul completed his first Dream in 1987, he has painted the same woman in the same muted monochromatic colours on what he assumes has been more than 1,000 canvases (although he never kept count). Every time, he titled it Dream. More on Dream

Safwan Dahoul was born in Hama, Syria in 1961.  He graduated from the Fine Arts Faculty of Damascus in 1985 and continued his experimentation and education till 1997 when he was awarded a Doctorate in Plastic Arts from the Higher Plastic Arts Institute of Mons, Belgium. During his career, Safwan has exhibited and sold out most of his solo shows throughout the Middle East and Europe. More on Safwan Dahoul

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I search Art History for Beautiful works that may, or may not, have a secondary or unexpected story to tell. I then write short summaries that grow from my research. Art work is so much more when its secrets are exposed

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