Etel Adnan

Born 1925
Hometown Beirut, Lebanon
Lives and Works Sausalito, CA and Paris, France

Etel Adnan Gallery Art

Etel Adnan was born on February 24, 1925 in Beirut. Since the 1960s, Etel Adnan has been making accordion-fold books, or leporellos, that meld visual and verbal observation, fusing the artist’s parallel practices in painting and writing as she transcribes poems and records unfolding landscapes and urban spaces. 

Adnan’s artworks are featured in numerous collections, including Centre Pompidou, Paris, Mathaf, Doha, Qatar, Royal Jordanian Museum, Tunis Modern Art Museum, Sursock Museum, Beirut, Institut du Monde Arabe, Paris, British Museum, London, World Bank Collection, Washington D.C., and National Museum for Women in the Arts, Washington D.C, as well as within many private collections.


Courtesy of Galerie Lelong Paris


 

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