17 calligraphy works

Mouneer Alshaarani
17 calligraphy works
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Installation view
Courtesy of the Artist


Although Mouneer Alshaarani's work is rooted in the traditions of Arabic calligraphy, the artist translates classical scripts into modern forms. Alshaarani has published several books, and his work has been included in exhibitions at the British Museum, London, UK (2006); Gezira Art Center, Cairo (2006); Sharjah Art Museum, UAE (2001); Shawqi Museum, Cairo (1998)and Rietberq Museum, Zurich, Switzerland (1998), among other venues. In 2004, he was awarded the Modernization Award at the first international forum of Arabic calligraphy in Sharjah, UAE.

This person was part of Sharjah Biennial 11