Adonis
Considered the Arab world’s greatest living poet, Adonis is primarily renowned as a poet and philosopher, having written numerous books and lectured Arab literature and culture at many prestigious universities such as Sorbonne and Princeton. Writing poetry for 70 years, he has won the most prestigious awards from all around the world, been named a commander of France's Order of Arts, became the first Arab writer to win the Goethe prize in Germany and been nominated several times for the Nobel Prize in literature. Apart from having won all the world's biggest acclaims for poetry and nominated countless times for a Nobel Prize in literature, Adonis' artworks - whimsical narratives expressed through a combination of visual language and poetry - never cease to mesmerize collectors and art connoisseurs around the world and his latest collection Muallaqat, presented exclusively in Salwa Zeidan Gallery, is no exception. This collection is consisted of 10 calligraphy drawings of big format (150x50cm), that are carrying names of the most influential Arab poets: Imru Al Qais, Zuhair, Tarafa, Harith Ibn Hilliza, Amr Ibn Kulthom, Antarah ibn Shaddad, Labid, Obeid ibn Al Abrass, Al Aasha, Al Nabigha.

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