THE PRISON

2015 MIXED MEDIA ON CANVAS 130 x 130 cm

Born in 1972, Syria.

 

EN

Thaer Maarouf is graduated with an MA in fine arts from the University of Lebanon.

The artist periodically attended conferences on painting and sculpture, between 2002 to 2006, in various regions of Lebanon and was involved in international academic workshops in France, Spain and Lebanon.

Thaer's work goes beyond traditional painting, for instance with his installations “Lost Identity“, exposed during ART DUBAI fair in 2012, or  “VETO” exhibited at Singapore in the same year.

Many of Thaer Maarouf's art works are owned by collectors and museums such as the Farhat Museum and the Singapore National Museum.

Thaer received appreciation certificates and awards from several institutions. He recently got the appreciation certificate from Goatee at Beirut where now resides.

 

FR

Diplômé des beaux-Arts de l'Université libanaise, Thaer Maarouf participe périodiquement à des conférences sur la sculpture ou la peinture de 2002 à 2006 dans diverses régions du Liban et participe à des ateliers d'artistes en France, Espagne ou Liban.

Le travail de Thaer dépasse les limites de la peinture traditionnelle au sein de ses installations comme "Lost Indentity" lors de la Dubai Art Fair de 2012 ou encore VETO, installation exposée à Singapour en 2012.

De nombreuses oeuvres de Thaer Maarouf sont présentes dans des collections privées et muséales comme le Musée Farhat ou le Musée National de Singapour. L'artiste reçut diverses récompenses et récemment celle du Goatee à Beyrouth où il était artiste résident.

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Exhibitions

2015 

Artwalk, Kunstfabrik, AUSTRIA

 

2014

Peacekeepers, SINGAPORE

 

2013 

Missing the Father an artistic installation, Beirut, LEBANON

 

2010 

Kisses of the enemy, Sana Gallery, Beirut, LEBANON

 

2006 

Halt of Om Alrouman, Beirut, LEBANON

 

2002 

Exhibition of Arab world Damascus 2002, Circle Corners Gallery Zaman

   

International art fairs

2014 

Singapore Art Fair, SINGAPORE

 

2013 

Beirut Art Fair, Beirut, LEBANON