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CHAOUKI CHAMOUN (LEBANESE, B. 1942)
CHAOUKI CHAMOUN (LEBANESE, B. 1942)

Toppled City

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CHAOUKI CHAMOUN (LEBANESE, B. 1942)
Toppled City
signed and dated 'Chamoun 03' (lower right); signed, titled and dated 'CHAOUKI CHAMOUN TOPPLED CITY 2003' and signed again 'Chamoun 03' (on the reverse)
acrylic on canvas
98½ x 114¼in. (250 x 290cm.)
Painted in 2003

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One of Lebanon's most innovative contemporary artists, Chamoun works across a variety of styles and media as his mood takes him. A long time inhabitant of New York as well as Beirut, Toppled City, one of his largest and most striking works, is a powerful comment on the underlying instability of world events.

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