Iris, 2008

Youssef Abdelké
Iris, 2008
Charcoal on paper
110 x 145 cm
Collection of the Artist
Image courtesy of the Artist


Youssef Abdelké obtained a doctorate in Fine Arts from the University of Paris VIII. His work includes posters, book designs, illustrations for periodicals and children’s books and caricatures.

Abdelké has participated in several exhibitions including the Sharjah Biennial (1995 and 2001); Arab Studios (Khan Asaad Pasha presented by Atassi Gallery, Damascus and Beirut(2001); Cairo Biennial (2001); the Ayyam Gallery opening (Damascus, 2006 and Dubai (2007) among others.

Abdelké’s artworks are part of the British Museum Collection, the Arab World Institute, Amman Museum of Modern Art and the National Museum of Kuwait.

He has published several caricatures and writes regularly for Arab and international magazines and newspapers.

This person was part of Sharjah Biennial 10