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COMING SOON! THE BEAUTY OF ARABIC CALLIGRAPHY BY: MOTHANNA AL OBAIDI
February 6, 2018
11:00 AM to 18:00 pm
Nosbaum-Reding Gallery (4 Rue Wiltheim, 2733 Luxembourg)

From February 6th to 17th,
First time in Europe! a solo exhibition of Arab artist Mothanna Al Obaidi, which he based on three axes: classical, and modern calligraphy, as well as sculpture. Mr.Al Obaidi will offer workshops highlighting principles of calligraphy, as well as the tools used to create monochrome art works . He will also give a series of lectures to demonstrate the creation, history, and development of calligraphy, both in manuscripts and modern architecture. The exhibition will demonstrate the artist’s distinctive style, and experience.

The Arabic Association for Cultural Exchange is inviting you to the opening night of the exhibition, as part of its enchanting program '101 Arabian Nights'. The night is dedicated to calligraphy, where we will witness the beauty of transforming the Arabic alphabet into shape and form, rather than text.

عمل جديد أثناء التنفيذ..

Geplaatst door Mothana Alobaydi op donderdag 4 januari 2018

Mothanna Al Obaidi, an Artist and creative calligrapher, was born in Iraq in 1972
Al Obaidi received his B.Sc. in Chemistry from the University of Baghdad, in 1995.
He studied Qur'anic and polygraphy readings from his early childhood. He started studying calligraphy at the hands of Professor Abbas Al-Baghdadi, at the Iraqi Calligraphers Association in 1983.
Al Obaidi was awarded an honorary doctorate in Islamic Arts from Turkey in 2016.