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Adornment of my eyes Kooness
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Adornment of my eyes

2018

Single piece Signed Titled Framed

1

Size

100 x 170 x 5 cm
39.37 x 67 x 1.97 in

Reference

d24a8ab2

Year

2018

Medium

Paintings

The ‘kohl’ is an ancient cosmetic that have been used for centuries to beautify eyelids and eyelashes. Hence the term “Kohl of my eyes” was coined to praise a good-looking person. In this painting, you can see an Omani woman applying traditional kohl

1972 Muscat, Oman

Born in the culturally rich town of Muttrah, Alia was imbued to become an avid explorer and culturist to an affinity for historic towns. She says that she is a non-believer in self-imposition of stylistic boundaries, she takes her inspiration from patterns and vernacular architecture.

Selling in renowned auctions such as Christie’s, Al Fanar, and Arabian Wings, her art is celebrated and appreciated in many parts of the world as her art collectors come from different parts of the world.

She held major solo exhibitions in cities like Paris, Tokyo, and Geneva. She was chosen to be the first Omani artist to exhibit officially at Venice Biennale 2017 and won the prestigious Dr Saud Al Sabah Creativity Award in 2010.


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Seeb, Rusayl Industrial Estate

Alia Gallery is the biggest art gallery in Oman and one of the world's largest personal art galleries. The gallery's display hall extends over 860 m2 and is home to more than 120 paintings by renowned Omani artist Alia Al Farsi....

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