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Olive Picking by Sliman Mansour
Olive Picking (2021) by Sliman Mansour
67 x 58 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 titled ‘Olive Picking’ captures the essence of a cherished Palestinian tradition and the timeless beauty of a woman in her traditional costume during the olive harvest. In this captivating artwork, the woman stands amidst an olive grove, her presence radiant and serene.
The act of olive picking is portrayed with grace and reverence, as the woman’s hands gently cradle an olive branch, symbolizing the significance of this age-old practice in Palestinian life. The painting is a celebration of the deep-rooted relationship between the people and the land, the toil and love that go into each harvest, and the nourishment that olive trees provide both for the body and the soul.
Olive Picking stands as a powerful tribute to the resilience and perseverance of the Palestinian people, who, like the olive trees, endure and thrive despite challenges. It is a testament to the enduring spirit of a culture that finds sustenance and strength in its traditions and connection to the land.
Through this powerful artwork, Sliman Mansour reminds us of the profound importance of preserving cultural heritage, honoring the bond between people and nature, and finding beauty in the simplicity of everyday life. Olive Picking becomes a timeless ode to the invaluable role of women in Palestinian society and a celebration of the olive, a symbol of peace, abundance, and the enduring spirit of a people united by their shared heritage.
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