Cover Photo: Abdallah Kassem, Still Life, 2022, Acrylic on Canvas, 90 cm x 66 cm
In the heart of Beirut, a canvas of emotions and hues unfolds as contemporary expressionist artist Abdallah Kassem invites you to immerse yourself in his latest exhibition—aptly named "The Red Sea." This groundbreaking showcase is not merely an art exhibition; it is a transformative experience, a desert oasis installation that embodies the intricacies of perception.
Abdallah Kassem Crimson Gaze 2022 Acrylic on Canvas 155.5 cm x 195 cm
"In April 2023, I woke up on the shores of the Red Sea," begins Kassem's artistic narrative. His encounter with the landscape becomes a profound exploration of perception. The exhibition seeks to capture the essence of that moment, where the shadowed mountains of the sunset meet the vibrant desert landscape—a convergence of nature's artistry and human experience.
At the core of Abdallah Kassem's exhibition is the embodiment of perception. Each stroke, each shade, and each element of the installation is a testament to the artist's ability to translate personal experience into a universal language. The Red Sea, in its myriad forms, becomes a mirror reflecting the diverse ways in which we perceive and interpret the world around us.
"The Red Sea" invites you to embark on an odyssey of sight and emotion, a voyage into the soul of contemporary expressionism. Abdallah Kassem's artistic vision becomes a vessel, carrying you through the spectrum of perception and leaving an indelible mark on your own artistic journey.
Beirut becomes the stage for this captivating exhibition—a celebration of art, perception, and the boundless beauty that lies within the unseen hues of the Red Sea. As you step into this immersive experience, allow yourself to be carried away by the currents of emotion and color, guided by the artistry of Abdallah Kassem.