Drawings of Gibran: A Humane Perspective Exhibition

Event Date: 07/10/2015 - 10/12/2015
Location: Sharjah Art Museum
Drawings of Gibran: A Humane Perspective Exhibition

Sharjah Art Museum presents to you Gibran: in cooperation with the Gibran National Committee.

Lebanese-American artist, Gibran Khalil Gibran is one of the most influential figures of the modern age; his philosophies were mainly delivered through his essays and poems both in Arabic and English. His most internationally known and celebrated work is The Prophet, a set of poetic essays originally written in English about different life philosophies.

He was born in 1883 in the town of Bsharri, in what is today Lebanon, and immigrated with his family to the US at the age of 12. He settled in Boston, where he was first exposed to the rich world of art, and became surrounded by theatres, opera houses, and art galleries which all contributed to his great artistic talent.

Gibran passed away in 1931, leaving a treasure of paintings, and literary works. His true legacy though, is the Gibran school of humanity, and ideologies of love, politics, and spirituality which were represented through his works of art.

The exhibition, held at Sharjah Art Museum, and organized by the Gibran National Committee, showcases around 50 works and manuscripts made of different mediums including watercolor, oils, and charcoal on paper and canvas.


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Exhibition Highlights