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SILAH

SILAH

This artwork conveys a range of bright, powerful colours in yellows, olive greens, and related colours, with a busy lively link between foreground and background.

The Arabic word Silah, when translated in English, has a variety of related meanings including connection, linkage, bond, tie, relation, and charity.

The word is featured in Arabic and English with poems in Arabic and English to promote the value of good deeds.

The painting includes poetry from several eminent poets of classical Arabic from pre and early Islamic periods, Zuhair ibn Abi Sulma, Urwah ebnul Warrd, Ali ebn Abi Talib, Ali ebn Al Rumi.

With the most compelling thoughts about the necessity for giving charity to the right causes, and how this stands as one of Islam’s fundamental aims in creating a kinder society.

Original production date: 1992
Artwork Size: 128cm x 103cm
Materials: Acrylic and ink on paper
Location of Original: Artist’s Collection






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