Current Location:
Pew Campus (Grand Rapids)
John C. Kennedy Hall of Engineering -> John C. Kennedy Hall of Engineering
-> 3rd Floor (KEN)
Location Notes:
KEN; 3rd fl., Lf. of Rm 342

The Blue Mosque: Mamlouk Mosque

Artwork
Identifier:
2005.192.1
Artist:
Rana Chalabi
Credit:
GVSU Collection
Medium:
Watercolor
Date:
2005
Dimensions:
Artworks - Height: 15 in Width: 22.5 in
Description:
Color painting of a stone gateway with various windows throughout. Through the open gateway other arches are visible as well as the sky. The piece is done in tones of red, blue, ocher, and black.
Historical Context:
Rana Chalabi is an Egyptian artist working 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. There are various themes in Chalabi's work, from Ancient Egyptian fantasies to still-lifes.