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Vian Sora Iraq artist, living, experiencing, painting

Tuesday, November 28, 2006

Istanbul - the city straddling two continents, tenuously holding a place as a bridge between East and West. Dripping with history, the buildings display the drastic contrast between the new world and the old, gripping unto the past and hoping for a future. Similar ancient spirits exist here as in Baghdad, but they are contrasted by a hyper mega city undergoing modern reclamation and bustling with untold possibilities. From the past to the present, Istanbul is static, yet dynamic, suspended with tension.



Song of the Tigris




Ishtaria



Gates of Beyoglu



Hagia Sophia



Legends



Tugra



Recitation



Spiritual

20 Comments:

Anonymous Zahra said...

The paintings I have just seen tell me in more that a 1000 words. As an artist and a motion picture worker in Hollywood California USA. I relate to how the feeling must be. You are there I am here you can express through your wonderful peices of artwork. That you can express your feelings your emotions through all of your art work.Well done.may PEACE come to you all as we are about to enter another year of 2007

10:04 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Hello. :)

I just recently came across your site. Thank you for sharing your work. It is beautiful and magical, and inpsiring.

Your work makes me want to travel more than ever.

Namaste
-Maegan
maeganc@gmail.com

3:35 PM  
Anonymous DagneyT said...

What a wonderful artist you are! Do you market them online? When Baghdad is secure, you will be one of the most celebrated and successful leaders in your blooming economy.

9:44 AM  
Anonymous Amerabian said...

Dear Baghdad Artist,

I think your works are very beautiful and expressive. I think that Zahra is right about what she said regarding your emotional release in your works.

You definately produce paintings which I would love to have ;)

You're welcome to visit my blog,

Amerabian@gmail.com

12:16 AM  
Anonymous Amerabian said...

Your works are pretty impressive!

I would love to have them all on my walls..

I'm very proud of your talent as an Arab, Iraqi artist.

Wish you peace and happiness.

Please contact me: amerabian@gmail.com

3:44 PM  
Anonymous Jen said...

I just came to your blog from the excellent ITM blog, and WOW. Your work is really something. It's wonderful.

3:02 PM  
Blogger jarvenpa said...

These are such luminous and beautiful works--I came here via another Iraqi site (sorry, I don't even remember which one) and have bookmarked your place, however shifting it may be, so that I can return.

Thank you for a moment of beauty.

8:56 PM  
Blogger Solomon2 said...

There are excellent elements in these works. You may wish to try to put more of your vision into your art. Have you studied Picasso?

9:06 AM  
Blogger Fabián Fucci said...

Your artwork is amazing. It has a magic quality.

11:06 AM  
Blogger nuh ibn zbigniew gondek said...

As salaam alaikum.

I surfed in to remind you about jumah prayer today. If you can't make it to your local masjid come by my blog for my 2 pence in a khutbah series:

http://nuhgondek.blogspot.com/

Be well.

Wa salaama,

nuh ibn

9:47 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

wow

5:24 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Absolutely the most beautiful and meaningful work I've seen in a long time. Very refreshing color and composition. Just amazing!!

Ohio, USA

4:14 PM  
Blogger OpenRoad said...

Wonderful work.
Thank your for sharing them.

6:58 AM  
Blogger Fr@nchuss said...

wooowwww!!!
the paintings areee fantastic
well great blog
bye

8:11 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Just beautiful. I wish I had one of them but I would not know which to pic.

2:34 AM  
Anonymous Baghdadia said...

One word...sensational!

10:37 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

لوحاتك رائعة.. حصلت على الرابط من شيكيتتا و ووضعته في مدونتي باللغة الفرنسية .. على موقع كندي و نالت إعجاب كل الذين زاروا مدونتك و شاهدوا بقية اللوحات.. أنها أكثر من رائعة .. تمنياتي لك بالتوفيق

2:17 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Vos tableaux sont sublimes.
J'ai beaucoup aime les couleurs.
Vous utilisez beaucoup le vert.
C'est vraiment magnifique.

2:20 PM  
Anonymous Allawi said...

i liked them ....
they are good..
specially i liked BOND....
please continue and do reflect your feelings in your paintings.
wish you all best and insha'allah all success in your life.

me

12:01 PM  
Anonymous Ayik said...

Waw Beautiful

11:25 AM  

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