Abu Tammam is one of the most excellent of Arab poets, he lived during the Abbasid time and he was known for his innovation in Arabic poetry and literature as he brought rich colour and added new tones of musical expression in it.
In this piece is a variety of these under the name Muthaqafat which means that pieces of poetry are carefully expressed in a way as though they were engraved from diamond rocks.
Original name (Arabic): متقفات أبي تمام
Original production date: 2003
Artwork Size: 250cm x 150cm
Materials: Acrylic and ink on paper
Location of Original: Private Collector
This piece is about the power of the single stroke technique which Ali Omar Ermes employs as a hallmark of a number of his works.
It explores the vast richness of the Arabic language and the magnitude of the depth of expression in Arabic with the simplest and most direct method or as complicated as you wish.