02 Paintings, The amorous game, Tayseer Barakat’s The Hug and Love , Part 67 – With Footnotes

Tayseer Barakat, Palestinian, b. 1959
Love, c. 2020

Acrylic on canvas
23 1/5 × 29 1/2 in, 59 × 75 cm
Private collection

Tayseer Barakat was born in Gaza in 1959 and completed his arts education in Alexandria, Egypt, in 1983. After completing his studies, he moved to Ramallah where he has since based — both teaching and creating art. Barakat has worked with a variety media and has experimented widely — with wood, metal and glass — and has become one of Palestine’s foremost artists working today. Painting remains his first love and he continues to work at a prolific rate, drawing on the artistic heritage of the region and its ancient influences…

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Author: Zaidan Art Blog

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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