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Ayad Alkadhi

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Price of A barrel, 2008 Mixed Media 36"x48 © Ayad Alkadhi
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I DO NOT BELONG- diptych, 2009 Mixed Media 48"X60" © Ayad Alkadhi
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I AM BAGHDAD XI, 2009 Mixed Media 48"X48" © Ayad Alkadhi
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Structure IX, 2009 Mixed Media 48"X60" © Ayad Alkadhi
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Noose II, 2009 Painting 48"X72" © Ayad Alkadhi
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If Words Could Kill II, 2007 Mixed Media 22"x 60" © Ayad Alkadhi
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Bohemian Rhapsody, 2008 Mixed Media 48"x48" © Ayad Alkadhi
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Sleeping Beauties, 2011-2012 Charcoal, Acrylic, Pen and Pencil on Arabic Newspaper on Canvas 72 X 72 in / 183 X 183 Cm © Courtesy of the artist & Leila Heller Gallery - Chelsea
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Quick Facts
Birthplace
Baghdad
Birth year
1972
Lives in
NY/ Ca
Works in
NY/ Ca
Schools
New York University, Tisch School of Art
Tags
war, Iraqi, Middle East mixed-media, figurative, conceptual
Statement

Iraqi artist Ayad Alkadhi uses Arabic calligraphy  as a platform to  present contemporary political and social topics of the Middle East. The war in the Iraq and  the diaspora are recurring themes of his work.