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Joelle Kurdy

Born in: 1953

Lebanon

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Lebanese artist Joelle Kurdy works with mixed media, producing amalgams of history and visual culture. She combines the craft of painting with that of the collage, blending and decontextualizing elements while creating new meanings and notions of expression. By pulling apart and piecing together the literal, she sheds light on the metaphorical and the ideological.


Joëlle A. Kurdy is a self- taught artist. Her inclination towards the arts started from a very young age and throughout the years she experimented with various techniques from silk painting, to charcoal drawing, acrylic to ceramics, water and oil painting. She dedicated herself to learning art techniques through private lessons with well-known artists, and travelled to numerous museums and art exhibitions around the world. She has a profound interest in spirituality, healing and the esoteric. Most of her works revolve around life's experiences, the subtle range of human emotions and the return to the self.

The artist currently lives and works in Abu Dhabi.

Artist Statement:

“My work has survived the wave of information, and remains an unpredictable source of my imagination. My art is to explore processes allowing the instinct to have its say with personal integrity. Combining images with no relationship to each other, evoking emotions and creating a dialogue between elements in perpetual movement while keeping The Conversation going."

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  • Painting Acrylic

  • Lebanese Artist

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Joelle Kurdy, Black & White, Drawing

Joelle Kurdy

Black & White, 2016
16.1 x 13 inch
Drawing

$1,838

Joelle Kurdy, Timelessness Edition III, Painting

Joelle Kurdy

Timelessness Edition III, 2014
31.5 x 31.5 inch
Painting

$3,771

Joelle Kurdy, The Will, Drawing

Joelle Kurdy

The Will, 2016
16.1 x 13 inch
Drawing

$1,838

Joelle Kurdy, The Mind, Drawing

Joelle Kurdy

The Mind, 2016
10.2 x 14.2 inch
Drawing

$1,497

Joelle Kurdy, Seduction, Drawing

Joelle Kurdy

Seduction, 2015
35.4 x 24.4 inch
Drawing

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