Category Archives: Arab Islamic art

Leighton House Museum, Sir Richard Burton, Syrian Ceramics, the Syrian Revolution and I

I woke up this morning missing my life as a potter, missing the clay, missing its feel and textures for there is a difference to the touch between porcelain and stoneware and between earthenware and stoneware, clays out of which … Continue reading

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Devastated Old Aleppo revisited in images: Civilization is diminished

All that destroys life and innocence is my enemy.  All that unmakes, all that reduces into nothingness or annihilates and obliterates, is my foe and my slayer.  All that negates existence or smothers the life forces of man and nature, … Continue reading

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Art is Civilization and a civilizing discipline: The Angel of the Trumpet

I must remember that I am an artist. I must remember my paintings, my etchings, my ceramics and my glass sculptures. The sorrows of Syria, the irredeemably harrowing o pain of the children of Syria and my bearing witness to them have almost severed my life-giving relationship … Continue reading

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Old Aleppo and its Great Mosque are but memories the butchers of cities left to us?

I have written a lot about the annihilation of the Syrian Cities  and the destruction of Syria’s cultural heritage, mainly by the regime’s air borne, Sarin free, weapons of mass destruction: missiles, fighter jets, helicopter gunships and the  like. This … Continue reading

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The story of Father Paolo Dall’Oglio and the picturesque craggy Deir Mar Mousa of the lovely frescoes where he lived and preached love

This is the story of a priest who fell in love with an ancient country and its people, a colorful country with amazing diversity and vitality, a country which watched the first steps of mankind towards civilization. One day on … Continue reading

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My art and poetry before the Syrian Revolutionm

My art and poetry before the Syrian Revolutionm.

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My art and poetry before the Syrian Revolution

http://alisariramart.wordpress.com/ I have decided to start a blog  for my art and poetry before the Revolution. My art in particular ,which was greatly inspired by Arab Islamic art and civilization is very relevant to this blog dedicated to the Syrian … Continue reading

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Arches from Aleppo

The splendid marvelous architecture of the lost annihilated Old city of Aleppo. Study these arches and try to trace their journey all over the world. فن حلب المعماري: المدينة القديمة المدمرة:  تاملوا هذه الاقواس البديعه وحاولوا ان تتابعوا رحلتها في … Continue reading

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Bearing witness: the destruction of the Old city of Aleppo, the second oldest city in the world, Part three continued

All 4 parts of the documentation of the destruction of Ancient Aleppo will be updated to include more damage to heritage as it occurs. I am going to continue with Part Three of my documentation of the damage inflicted upon the cultural … Continue reading

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