Poem IV
Poem by Mahmoud Ghanim
[2015]

Sülüs script.
Black ink on ahar paper, gouache and gold.
80,5 x 69,3 cm.

Illumination by Firdevs Bakkal

"O rejected/outcast one whose name filled the world!
And became a song on all lips
And the tale of his life (sīrah) became a hymn / anthem
Which narrators learn from narrators."
Mahmoud Ghanim

This piece won first price in the Sharjah International Calligraphy Biennial, NUN Exhibition 2016.