Current Location:
L. William Seidman Center -> 1st Floor (WSC)
Location Notes:
WSC; 1st fl., between Offices 1030 and 1028

Watercolor Landscape at Dusk

Artwork
Identifier:
2012.39.3
Artist:
Rana Chalabi
Credit:
GVSU Collection
Medium:
Watercolor
Date:
2011
Dimensions:
Artworks - Height: 9 in Width: 23 in
Description:
Small-scale watercolor landscape of tropical scene at dusk. Water-logged land with sparse green island-like features, silhouettes of palm trees/bushes and purple sky reflected also in water. Painting takes up only lower half of paper.
Historical Context:
Rana Chalabi is a Syrian artist who has been working in Cairo, Egypt since 1981. She works in various media such as watercolor, charcoal, inks, mixed media, oils, sculptures and printed graphics. She often does her watercolors on site but also works in her studio on the banks of the Nile River. There are various themes in Chalabi's work ranging from Ancient Egyptian fantasies to still lifes.