Over 50 Years of Art | Welcome to Ali Omar Ermes
  • Discover the magnificence of painted wisdom | Ali Omar Ermes

    Discover the magnificence of painted wisdom

    Beautiful works by Ali Omar Ermes

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  • Discover the magnificence of painted wisdom | Ali Omar Ermes

    Discover the magnificence of painted wisdom

    Beautiful works by Ali Omar Ermes

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  • Discover the magnificence of painted wisdom | Ali Omar Ermes

    Discover the magnificence of painted wisdom

    Beautiful works by Ali Omar Ermes

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  • Discover the magnificence of painted Arabic letterforms | Ali Omar Ermes

    Discover the magnificence of painted Arabic letterforms

    Beautiful works by Ali Omar Ermes

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Ali Omar Ermes (b.1945) Libyan/British contemporary artist active since the 1960s. His widely exhibited works explore the relationships between art, values, science, morals, life & death. Interwoven with excerpts from literature, mainly Arabic poetry, colors, forms, space & rhythm resulting in visual & musical wonders.

ARTIST'S COLLECTION

A BLUE TRIBUTE
A BLUE TRIBUTE

A quotation from the poet Salm Al Khaser cites the attributes of a great personality. It can be interpreted like this:

“A great personality shows itself in firm control, in the face of great dangers and shifting grounds with a never wearing determination to do the right acts in the right ways with tremendous ability to absorb anger, fear and frustration in the face of adversity. And has the generous ability to accommodate people with less capacity then themselves in difficult times.” 

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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.

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LETTERS FORM SPACIOUS COLOURS
LETTERS FORM SPACIOUS COLOURS

This painting consists of Arabic letterforms which give abstract shapes to the fresh, vibrant colours.

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