Naim Ismail

artist bio

  • Born in Antioch, Iskandaron
  • studied at the Faculty of Fine Arts in Istanbul 1949-1953, And came to live in Damascus in 1955
  • worked in the political administration of the army as the artistic supervisor of its  Magazine 1958-1970  and later became Director of Fine Arts in the Ministry of Culture 1970-1979
  • practiced the art of mosaics, producing in this medium the facade of the building of the General of  Unions of workers syndicates.
  • Was a prolific painter who rendered a perspective based on a traditional Arab decorative spirit to achieve a modern art.
  • His works are in the National Museum in Damascus, the Ministry of Culture , and in private collections

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