MARTYRS & IDOLS
ISLAMIC VIOLINS
M PORTRAITS
THE CITIZENS (photograph, extract) by Ibrahim Quraishi
FAMILY PORTRAITS (photograph, extract) by Ibrahim Quraishi
RADIUS 1 & 2
LOST CODES (video still, extract) by Ibrahim Quraishi
ANIMAL V
LA LIBERTE GUIDANT LE PEUPLE
DREAMING ARIZONA (video still, extract) by Ibrahim Quraishi

MARTYRS AND IDOLS: a study in resistance
2017. Oil, acrylic, photography, silkscreen on canvas (74 x 54 cm each)
 

Martyrs & Idols: a study in resistance, by Ibrahim Quraishi

Image: “MARTYRS & IDOLS: a study in resistance”, by Ibrahim Quraishi(CC BY-NC-ND 4.0)

Sketches and study on canvas of the photo paintings that are in process on studying different methods of painting technique on the subject of resistances. Starting from early medieval icons of saints and martyrs, then transposing this classical technique into a stereotypical design of contemporary pop idols.

The work is based on images taken from real soldiers and martyrs in their operation of theatre of war.
 

Martyrs & Idols: a study in resistance, by Ibrahim Quraishi

Image: “MARTYRS & IDOLS: a study in resistance”, by Ibrahim Quraishi(CC BY-NC-ND 4.0)
Martyrs & Idols: a study in resistance, by Ibrahim Quraishi

Image: “MARTYRS & IDOLS: a study in resistance”, by Ibrahim Quraishi(CC BY-NC-ND 4.0)
Martyrs & Idols: a study in resistance, by Ibrahim Quraishi

Image: “MARTYRS & IDOLS: a study in resistance”, by Ibrahim Quraishi(CC BY-NC-ND 4.0)
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