Celebrations of the Absents, 2010

Ziad Dalloul
Celebrations of the Absents, 2010
Triptych, oil on canvas
130 x 162 cm each
Installation view
Presented by Atassi Gallery, Damascus
Collection of the Artist
Photo by Plamen Galabov


Ziad Dalloul has widely exhibited his work in Europe and the Middle East including those at the L'Institut du Monde Arabe, Paris (2005) and the Shoman Foundation, Amman (1997).

As a painter and engraver, he is represented by the Galerie Claude Bernard in Paris. He has published several art books in collaboration with the Syrian poet Adonis.

This person was part of Sharjah Biennial 10


Dalloul, Ziad

Still-life Landscape

Considered to be among the most accomplished Arab painters and printmakers, Dalloul’s works merge contemporary disciplines with traditional materials such as ink, sepia and handmade paper.

Dalloul, Ziad

Celebrations of the Absents

Ziad Dalloul's earthen palette, recalling memories of the lands of his childhood in Syria and Algeria, is the artist’s spiritual reckoning of thinking the past in the present.

Dalloul, Ziad

9 Etchings and Mixed Media

Considered among the most accomplished Arab painters and printmakers, Ziad Dalloul has been captivated with natures mortes, or still life, noting that the English word describes his practice more faithfully than the French one.