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    Sale 7802

    International Modern and Contemporary Art

    29 April 2009, Jumeirah Emirates Towers Hotel

  • Lot 39

    Lulwah Al-Homoud (Saudi, b. 1967)

    Al-Batin (The Inward) from the Series The Language of Existence

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    Lulwah Al-Homoud (Saudi, b. 1967)
    Al-Batin (The Inward) from the Series The Language of Existence
    silkscreen on paper
    46¾ x 35 3/8in. (118.8 x 89.9cm.)
    Executed in 2008


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    Lulwah Al-Homoud's works are based on the Arabic letterform, which is deconstructed and reassembled to create mesmerising geometric forms. Numerical values are assigned to each of the different letter and with this formula creates complex visual interpretations of the 99 Names of God.

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    Exhibited

    London, Brunei Gallery, SOAS, Edge of Arabia, 16 October - 13 December 2008 (illustrated p.82)