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Alaa Abou Shaheen

Born in: 1983

Syrian Arab Republic

Biography

Alaa Abu Shaheen is a Syrian artist born in 1983, he lives and works in Paris. He graduated from the Faculty of Fine Arts in Damascus in 2006, he worked as assistant professor at the Faculty of Fine Arts in Aleppo.

Abu Shaheen's sculptures are made from metal scraps, he gives them shape through hammering, welding or heating. Between the horse and the donkey, the artist plays around with the ambiguity of the resemblance of the two animals. From one sculpture to another, Abou Shaheen emphasizes between the duality of thee metal, between the heavy and complex mass and the pure and smooth material. From war to more joyful and inspirational elements, one can feel that the artist's granddaughter Rita, has a role to play in his art.

Abou Shaheen has participated in several exhibitions between 2005 and 2012 in Syria, Homs and Aleppo but also in Amman, Beirut and Paris. He was awarded the first national symposium prize for young sculptors at the Palmyra Festival in Homs and the third prize in sculpture at the gallery Kamel.

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Syrian sculptor Alaa Abou Shaheen sparks metal to life. He reshapes unwavering materials into creatures that are born from both the real and the imaginary. Focusing on the creative process itself, the artist marries the natural with the mechanical, the organic with the artificial.

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  • Painting

  • Painting Abstract

  • Sculpture

  • Sculpture Wall Sculpture

  • Sculpture Animal

  • Sculpture Nude

  • Painting African

  • Sculpture Bronze

  • Sculpture Steel

  • Drawing

  • Drawing Ink

  • Sculpture Paper

  • Painting Acrylic

  • Drawing Collage

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Alaa Abou Shaheen, Âne, Sculpture

Alaa Abou Shaheen

Âne, 2017
11.4 x 4.7 x 11 inch
Sculpture

$3,458

Alaa Abou Shaheen, Untitled 46, Drawing

Alaa Abou Shaheen

Untitled 46, 2018
11.8 x 15.7 inch
Drawing

$859

Alaa Abou Shaheen, Untitled 1, Painting

Alaa Abou Shaheen

Untitled 1, 2016
7.9 x 11.4 inch
Painting

$483

Alaa Abou Shaheen, Untitled 31, Sculpture

Alaa Abou Shaheen

Untitled 31, 2017
13 x 5.1 x 3.9 inch
Sculpture

$1,431

Alaa Abou Shaheen, Untitled 32, Sculpture

Alaa Abou Shaheen

Untitled 32, 2017
12.6 x 10.6 x 2 inch
Sculpture

$1,193

Alaa Abou Shaheen, Military Decision, Sculpture

Alaa Abou Shaheen

Military Decision, 2015
23.2 x 13.8 x 3.9 inch
Sculpture

$4,770

Alaa Abou Shaheen, Untitled 30, Sculpture

Alaa Abou Shaheen

Untitled 30, 2017
15.7 x 16.5 x 5.9 inch
Sculpture

$4,174

Alaa Abou Shaheen, Doudou Mettalique 4, Sculpture

Alaa Abou Shaheen

Doudou Mettalique 4, 2015
32.3 x 12.6 x 7.5 inch
Sculpture

$8,229

Alaa Abou Shaheen, Untitled 44, Drawing

Alaa Abou Shaheen

Untitled 44, 2018
11.8 x 15.7 inch
Drawing

$859

Alaa Abou Shaheen, Untitled 39, Drawing

Alaa Abou Shaheen

Untitled 39, 2018
11.8 x 15.7 inch
Drawing

$859

Alaa Abou Shaheen, Untitled 45, Drawing

Alaa Abou Shaheen

Untitled 45, 2018
11.8 x 15.7 inch
Drawing

$859

Alaa Abou Shaheen, Untitled 38, Drawing

Alaa Abou Shaheen

Untitled 38, 2018
11.8 x 15.7 inch
Drawing

$859

Alaa Abou Shaheen, Untitled 2, Painting

Alaa Abou Shaheen

Untitled 2, 2016
7.5 x 7.5 inch
Painting

$483

Alaa Abou Shaheen, Untitled 3, Painting

Alaa Abou Shaheen

Untitled 3, 2016
7.9 x 11.4 inch
Painting

$483

Alaa Abou Shaheen, Untitled 8, Painting

Alaa Abou Shaheen

Untitled 8, 2016
7.9 x 11.4 inch
Painting

$483

Alaa Abou Shaheen, Poulet poilu, Sculpture

Alaa Abou Shaheen

Poulet poilu, 2015
12.2 x 8.3 x 3.5 inch
Sculpture

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Alaa Abou Shaheen, Doudou métallique, Sculpture

Alaa Abou Shaheen

Doudou métallique, 2015
12.2 x 10.6 x 5.9 inch
Sculpture

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Alaa Abou Shaheen, Untitled 4, Painting

Alaa Abou Shaheen

Untitled 4, 2016
7.9 x 11.4 inch
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Alaa Abou Shaheen, Untitled 5, Painting

Alaa Abou Shaheen

Untitled 5, 2016
7.9 x 11.4 inch
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Alaa Abou Shaheen, Untitled 6, Painting

Alaa Abou Shaheen

Untitled 6, 2016
7.9 x 11.4 inch
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Alaa Abou Shaheen, Untitled 4, Sculpture

Alaa Abou Shaheen

Untitled 4, 2012
3.1 x 3.1 x 2 inch
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Alaa Abou Shaheen, Untitled 7, Sculpture

Alaa Abou Shaheen

Untitled 7, 2016
3.5 x 3.5 x 1.6 inch
Sculpture

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