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Silah (Connection): Ali Omar Ermes Artwork Promoting the Value of Good Deeds

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.

This artwork was produced in 1992, it is acrylic and ink on paper, mounted on canvas and its size is approximately 128cm x 103cm.

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Qaffon Aasif: Ali Omar Ermes Artwork about the Libyan Hero Omar Al Mukhtar
Qaffon Aasif: Ali Omar Ermes Artwork about the Libyan Hero Omar Al Mukhtar

This artwork shows an unfamiliar way of executing the letter Qaff, which in some ways resembles the old Kufic script. Unusually in the work of Ali Omar Ermes, it has stormy golden strokes around its sides. A comparable painting, similar in style, can be found at the Smithsonian Institute in Washington DC.

The texts are poems by Ahmed Shawqi about the very well known resistance Libyan leader Omar Al-Mukhtar who died in 1932. Omar Mukhtar is an Arab Muslim rebel who fought against the Italian conquest of Libya, just prior to World War II.

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Ali Omar Ermes Artwork about the Misuse of Nature

This beautiful painting named "Crossfire - Leaf Four" is the fourth of a series of paintings dealing with the theme of environment and man's abuse of nature.

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The Dawn Break: Contemporary Islamic Artwork by Ali Omar Ermes

This beautiful painting "The Dawn Break" by Ali Omar Ermes has 2 noticeably striking strokes infused with a mix of stunning colours and effects.

Between the elements of colours and sound, it is self-evident that we have a state of comprehension, a state of wanting for new beginnings.

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