Lot 33

Beirut

2016
Oussama Baalbaki (b. 1978)
acrylic on canvas
120 x 150 cm
signed

Private Collection, Beirut. A Certificate of Authenticity accompanies the work.


Estimate: $8,000 - $12,000
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    ABOUT Oussama Baalbaki
    Oussama Baalbaki (b. Lebanon, 1978) received his BFA from the Institute of Fine Arts, Lebanese University in 2002. He has participated in numerous group exhibitions in a wide array of institutions in Lebanon, including the Sursock Museum, and abroad in the cities of Abu Dhabi, Dubai, London, Miami, Munich, New York, and Washington. His solo...
    — Read more about Oussama Baalbaki


    About this artwork

    “There is one fundamental question which pervades the entirety of Oussama Baalbaki’s work to date: what is the place of painting after photography? Baalbaki’s paintings are expressionistic in tone, but they tend toward the mimetic. To represent reality today, he paints with the recognition of the technologically reproducible, mediated image. If photography attempts to capture the perpetually fleeting present – to embalm reality – painting stretches its duration, so as to free it from the constraints of historical time.”
    - Saleh Barakat, Agial Gallery

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