A World of Portraits – Exhibition at Wekalet Behna Sept 2014

This is worth a good look – Nazir Tanbouli’s wonderful portraits from a recent exhibition. Enjoy!!

Nazir Tanbouli

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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 HAILSTONES SERIES

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ME WITH SOME OF THE VISITORSportpotrys

… 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…

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