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Art Exhibit to Kick Off 'Jerusalem: Capital of Arab Culture 2009' Celebration


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Madalena
- 3476 days ago - imeu.net
Along generations, Jerusalem has been a source of inspirations for intellects, poets, writers, musicians and obviously fine artists. The history of the city that goes back millenniums, its connection with the diverse believers of the world and even the co



   

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Madalena L (448)
Saturday April 11, 2009, 4:49 pm
Through their Eyes is an exhibition that brings together Palestinian artists who, over decades, have been painting Jerusalem in a wide array of rich representations, using various themes, styles and mediums.

The focus is on the works that reflected their different representations of the city, their impressions, memories, images and recollections before its occupation in 1967, and after.

The exhibition intends to touch on the diversity of works created by artists who at some point had lived or experienced the glory of this unique city. They have presented the city in realism through painting its long-lived magical architecture with the focus on it famous golden skyline. Others chose the more abstract representation inspired by its clustered lines and vivid colors.
 
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