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Olive Harvest by Sliman Mansour
Olive Harvest (1988) by Sliman Mansour
54 x 45 cm
Aqueous print on archival Canson rag paper, 240 g
Limited to 50 editions (+AP), hand-signed by the artist
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Sliman Mansour’s painting Olive Harvest is a beautiful and evocative portrayal of the relationship between the Palestinian people and their land, symbolized by the sacred act of harvesting olives. In this striking artwork, a Palestinian man and woman, dressed in their traditional costumes, are depicted amidst the olive groves, seemingly intertwined with the ancient tree.
The seamless blending of the figures with the tree underscores the inseparable bond between humans and nature, as if the very essence of the land flows through their veins. Mansour’s skilled use of colors and brushstrokes adds a sense of harmony and unity to the scene, as if the act of olive picking is an extension of the land’s rhythm.
The painting exudes a sense of timelessness, capturing the timeless tradition of olive harvesting that has been passed down through generations. It embodies the significance of the olive tree in Palestinian culture, representing peace, abundance, and resilience in the face of adversity.
Olive Harvest becomes a celebration of the Palestinian way of life a tribute to the people who work tirelessly to nurture and preserve the land that sustains them. It conveys a sense of pride and dignity as the man and woman connect with their heritage, and their toil echoes the enduring spirit of the Palestinian people in their pursuit of peace and prosperity.
Through this artwork, Sliman Mansour invites us to contemplate the beauty and significance of the simplest of acts-harvesting season as a powerful reflection of cultural identity and the eternal connection between people and their land. Olive Harvest stands as a testament to the sanctity of nature and the enduring strength of a people who find solace and hope in the age-old traditions that define their existence.
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