Samia Halaby’s abstract paintings portend a bright future for her people. Complex and extremely intelligent, these paintings represent her insights into the emotions and natural processes that underlie true abstraction. Halaby, a passionate artist and an activist, has recently published a brilliant history of the liberation art of Palestine.
Samia Halaby, “Al Quds” (Jerusalem), 2003, acrylic on canvas and paper, 65″ x 65″
Samia Halaby, “Palestine, from the Mediterranean Sea to the Jordan River”, 2003, acrylic on canvas and paper, 85″ x 154″