Abdullah Murad

  • Abdullah Murad is one of the most famous artists in Syria.
  • Born in Homs, in 1944.
  • Graduated from the Faculty of Fine Arts - University of Damascus in 1970.
  • A member of Syrian Union of Fine Arts, and the Arab Artists Union.
  • He is considered to be a pioneer of abstract expressionist Arab art. 
  • He won the first prize at “Greeting to Miro and Picasso” Exhibition at Spanish Cultural Center in Damascus in 1984.
  • Murad's work has been displayed at many international group and solo exhibitions in Syria, Lebanon, Turkey and Switzerland.
  • His work has also been a part of public and private collections.
  • His paintings and drawings feature arabesque concepts and are deeply influenced by the abstract school of Arab art.
  • His work also shares similarity with the abstract expressionist movement and fauvist colors.

  • Untitled 2011.
  • Mixed media on wood.
  • 119*97 cm.

  • Untitled.
  • Mixed media on canvas.
  • 25*20 cm.

  • Untitled.
  • Mixed media on canvas. 
  • 25*30 cm.

  • Untitled.
  • Mixed media on canvas.
  • 101*134 cm.