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Woman Carrying Jerusalem by Sliman Mansour
Woman Carrying Jerusalem (1997) by Sliman Mansour
54 x 39.5 cm
Aqueous print on archival Canson rag paper, 240 g
Limited to 75 editions (+AP), hand-signed by the artist
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Woman Carrying Jerusalem
Sliman Mansour‘s painting, Woman Carrying Jerusalem, is a beautiful and thought-provoking artwork that encapsulates the spirit of Palestinian identity and connection to their beloved city. The painting portrays a seated Palestinian woman on a vibrant, intricately patterned rug, symbolizing the rich cultural heritage she carries with her.
What makes this painting truly remarkable is the bubble she gently holds in her hands. Within this translucent sphere, a mesmerizing cityscape of Jerusalem comes to life. The artist’s skillful rendering of the city’s iconic landmarks, winding alleys, and historical architecture evokes a profound sense of nostalgia and reverence for the ancient city’s splendor.
Through this evocative imagery, Mansour ingeniously captures the deep emotional bond between the Palestinian people and Jerusalem, a city of profound spiritual significance and historical importance. The woman’s serene expression and the tender way she holds the bubble convey a sense of protection and reverence for her cherished heritage.
Woman Carrying Jerusalem serves as a poignant reminder of the resilience and strength of the Palestinian people, who carry the essence of their homeland with them wherever they go. It is a celebration of cultural pride and a testament to the enduring connection between people and place, transcending physical boundaries and resonating with viewers on a deeply emotional level.
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