Exhibit: Calligraphy: Hassan Massoudy: Desire to Take Wing
In this exclusive exhibition, world-renowned Iraqi artist Hassan Massoudy uses vibrant color and large stylized characters to show how the written language can be both light and weighty, ancient and new.
- Feb. 23 - Mar. 15, 2009
- Nations Gallery
- All Day
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Part of ARABESQUE: Arts of the Arab World. FREE, no tickets required.
A. Huda and Samia Farouki
The State of Kuwait
The State of Qatar
The United Arab Emirates Embassy in Washington, D.C.
Additional support is provided by the Ministry of Culture and Information, Kingdom of Bahrain; the Sultan Qaboos Cultural Center; The Qatar Foundation for Education, Science, and Community Development; the Doris Duke Foundation for Islamic Art; Alice and David Rubenstein; Saudi Aramco; the Ford Foundation; Elizabeth and Michael Kojaian; Elaine and Steve Wynn; Ambassador Elizabeth Frawley Bagley and Mr. Smith Bagley; The Laura Pels Foundation; and the Kennedy Center International Committee on the Arts.Presented in cooperation with the League of Arab States.