Samia Halaby :- PALESTINE

Born in Jerusalem in 1936. Works and lives in New York.

An examination of my habits as an abstract painter along with discussion with other painters and 19 years of teaching have led me to think that the creative process is like a spiral of learning.

We seem to cycle through a delight in looking, intuitive response, recognition, criticism, study and back again to an enriched repetition of each. Paintings and drawings are the product of this intellectual growth which takes place within the decisive context of our social environment.

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oil on canvas, 66x70 cm, 1982