Off-Ramp for August 22, 2009

Ancient Arabesque

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Painting by Sam Hassan.

Sam Hassan, an immigrant from Syria, has mastered Ancient Arabesque, an ancient geometrical and spiritual art form. It's on display in the "Colors of the Arab World" art show at the American Friends Service Committee offices in downtown Los Angeles ...

... at 634 S. Spring St., 3rd Floor (Maldef Bldg), Los Angeles, California 90014. The exhibit runs through November 12.

FROM THE FRIENDS' WEBSITE:

Colors of the Arab World highlights the artistic interpretations of the region’s rich cultures, diverse peoples and continued struggle for peace amid historic conflicts. In an attempt to personalize and humanize their experiences, these artists have captured everyday life, coalesced among classical and historical imagery.

Featured artists:
Paul Batou
Rev. Wilfredo Benitez-Rivera
Brian Biery
Dalah Faytrouni
Reem Hammad
Sam Hassan
Muhammadi Zuhal Karamanli
Gary Simpson
Omar Yashruti

For more information, call (213) 489-1900 x120


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