LOT 71
Sabhan Adam (b. 1972)
Untitled, 2007
mixed media on canvas
148 x 177 cm
signed and dated 'A SABHAN ADAM 2007' (upper left); signed and dated (on the reverse)


Estimate: $10,000 - $20,000
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Private Collection, Beirut. Tabari Artspace, Dubai.

The work is accompanied by a certificate of authenticity.

Beirut, Lebanon
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  • About Sabhan Adam

    Lives in Syria 

    Challenging notions of beauty and ugliness, Sabhan Adam paints portraits of misshapen creatures often clothed in glamourous attire against plain backgrounds. While distorted and monstrous, the figures hold a complex set of emotions based on Adam’s own psychology. He states: "The figures I paint have so many things in common with me – they look like me, they have the same head and the same Asian eyes as me. I draw myself with everything that exists inside – the sadness, the misery, the shocking things I have faced, the isolation, and the feeling of not belonging to this world.” 

    Born in Hassaka, Sabhan Adam (1972) is a self-taught artist who creates works in relative isolation from the art world. A prolific artist, he has built up his career in both traditional and independent ways through exhibiting with galleries but also independently marketing and self-funding work and publications. 

    Adam has exhibited at institutions such as the Uffizi Gallery, the Institut du Monde Arabe in Paris and the Venice Biennale. His work has been acquired by the British Museum, Jalanbo Collection, Barjeel Art Foundation, and is in many private collections. 



    LOT 71

    Sabhan Adam

    Untitled



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    LOT 71

    Sabhan Adam

    Untitled



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