The Immigrant by Sliman Mansour

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The Immigrant (2017) by Sliman Mansour
48 x 42 cm
Aqueous print on archival Canson rag paper, 240 g
Limited to 75 editions (+AP), hand-signed by the artist

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The Immigrant by Sliman Mansour

Sliman Mansour‘s artwork titled The Immigrant is a poignant portrayal of the Palestinian diaspora experience, capturing the essence of cultural identity and perseverance in the face of displacement. The painting depicts a Palestinian woman adorned in her traditional costume, standing proudly amidst the bustling streets of New York City, while gracefully carrying oranges.

In The Immigrant, Mansour skillfully juxtaposes the familiar elements of the woman’s traditional dress and the symbolic oranges against the urban backdrop of a foreign metropolis. The woman’s traditional attire signifies her strong connection to her Palestinian heritage, a tangible link to her roots despite being far away from her homeland. The oranges, an essential part of Palestinian agriculture and culture, serve as a poignant reminder of her distant past and the land she left behind.

The woman’s gaze reflects a mixture of nostalgia, resilience, and determination, revealing the emotions of countless immigrants who have ventured far from home in search of better opportunities. Her presence in the bustling cityscape speaks to the struggles and challenges faced by immigrants worldwide, as they navigate a new environment while holding onto their cherished customs and traditions.

Through The Immigrant, Mansour invites viewers to contemplate the experiences of those who have left their homelands to build new lives elsewhere. The painting is a celebration of the immigrant spirit, honoring the courage and tenacity of individuals who persevere through the complexities of cultural integration and maintain a profound sense of identity.

The Immigrant serves as a moving tribute to the strength of the human spirit and the ability to carry the essence of one’s roots, even in the most challenging and distant circumstances.

T Nostalgia by Nabil Anani was born in Nablus in 1974. He received a BA degree in fine art from Al Najah University in 1998. Although he is a multidisciplinary artist- producing sound and light installations, video and performances- Asad describes himself as a painter first and foremost. Starting as an abstract painter, his work has evolved to focus on Palestinian landscape. He has participated in group exhibitions in Palestine, Europe, Japan, the US and the Arab world. Asad’s works have been shown in three solo exhibitions at a variety of venues including Nablus (1999), Ramallah (2006) and London (2006). Untitled 5 by Rafat Asad Asad was born in Nablus in 1974. Winter by Nabil Anani He received a BA degree in fine art from Al Najah University in 1998. Although he is a multidisciplinary artist- producing sound and light installations, video and performances- Asad describes himself as a painter first and foremost. Starting as an abstract painter, his work has evolved to focus on Palestinian landscape. He has participated in group exhibitions in Palestine, Europe, Japan, the US and the Arab world. Asad’s works have been shown in three solo exhibitions at a variety of venues including Nablus (1999), Ramallah (2006) and London (2006).Asad was born in Nablus in 1974. He received a BA degree in fine art from Al Najah University in 1998. Although he is a multidisciplinary artist- producing sound and light installations, video and performances- Asad describes himself as a painter first and foremost. Starting as an abstract painter, his work has evolved to focus on Palestinian landscape. He has participated in group exhibitions in Palestine, Europe, Japan, the US and the Arab world. Asad’s works have been shown in three solo exhibitions at a variety of venues including Nablus (1999), Ramallah (2006) and London (2006). Eternal Nostalgia by Nabil Anani.

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Dimensions 60 × 41.5 cm