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Dia Azzawi

 (born 1939)
Dia Azzawi is active/lives in Iraq, England.  Dia Azzawi is known for Iraqi culture themed sculpture and painting.

Dia Azzawi

Dia al-Azzawi, a Baghdad, Iraq-born painter, is a painter, sculptor, art consultant and author who, with a goal of promoting Iraqi and Arab art, has written several articles on this subject and also arranged for exhibitions of his work and that of his contemporaries.

In 1969 he formed the art group New Vision along with other artists such as Rafa al-Nasiri, Mohammed Muhriddin, Ismail Fattah, Hachem al Samarchi, and Saleh al-Jumaie.  Al-Azzawi joined the One Dimension group that Shakir Hassan al-Said initiated but remained within the fold of New Vision until 1972.

Beyond painting, Al-Azzawi's work includes sculptures, prints, and drawings, as well as books through which visual art interacts with prose and  ...  Displaying 750 of 5179 characters.

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About  Dia Azzawi

Born:  1939 - Baghdad, Iraq
Known for:  Iraqi culture themed sculpture and painting