Artist and author Sabhan Adam talks to about his newest book, the media he uses in his own art, and the importance of art in Beirut and the region, during his signing session at the MENASART Fair 2011.

Born in Hasaka, Syria, in 1972, Adam is one of the most prominent neo-oriental/ modern artists in the Arab world. He is widely recognized as a unique artistic phenomenon.Driven by his artistic aspirations, Adam has commuted between many countries; Beirut, Amman, Geneva, Madrid, Dubai, Rome, New York, and Paris, which simultaneously hosted 5 of his exhibitions in one season between 2005-2007.Adam’s exhibitions are numerous and are held all over the world. His paintings are peculiar for possessing profound artistic sensitivity. As a plastic artist, Adam succeeds in employing modern visionary techniques, and accordingly, has managed to produce impressive work that retains cerebral and harmonic elements to the performance of plastic art.His drawings appear on the covers of many international magazines that are specialized in plastic art. In 2007 alone, Adam’s illustrious work was displayed at Christies, Dubai and South Bay London.Adam’s fame is daily on the rise; he has managed to create a very distinguished international reputation.

He has held 27 solo exhibitions in Damascus, Beirut, Geneva, Cairo, Tunisia, Madrid, Brussels, Rome, London, New York, Paris, Bombay, Amman and Dubai.

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MENASArt Fair 2011 Exhibition (Art)