• International Modern & Contemp auction at Christies

    Sale 7893

    International Modern & Contemporary Art, Including Masterpieces from The Collection of Dr. Mohammed Said Farsi

    27 April 2010, Jumeirah Emirates Towers Hotel

  • Lot 101

    Ahmed Moualla (Syrian, b. 1958)


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    Ahmed Moualla (Syrian, b. 1958)
    signed and dated 'A.Moualla 2000' and in Arabic (lower left)
    oil on canvas
    78in x 72in. (183 x 198cm.)
    Painted in 2000

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    Dominating Ahmad Moualla's complex figural compositions is his preoccupation with the daily fight of ordinary men within their political, social and personal environments. A recurrent motif is the boardroom table, peopled by the ruling oligarchy and seen here towards the top. Around this, as if caught up in a tornado, the rest of the figures- the ordinary population- revolves.

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