Chaïbia Talal

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Chaïbia Talal (Arabic: الشعيبية طلال‎) (1929 – April 2, 2004) was a Moroccan painter.

Biography[edit]

Chaïbia was born in Chtouka, a small village near El Jadida, Morocco. She was married at the age of 14 before becoming a widow at 15. She was influenced by works of artists from the CoBrA painting movement.

The painting of Chaïbia is considered as naïve. Her favourite paintings are of women.

Expositions[edit]

  • 1966 - Goethe-Institut, Casablanca - Morocco
  • 1966 - Solstice gallery, Paris - France
  • 1966 - Salon des Surindépendants, Musée d’Art Moderne, Paris - France
  • 1969 - "Ecole marocaine", Copenhagen - Denmark
  • 1969 - "Kunstkabinett", Frankfurt – Germany
  • 1970 - "Les Halles aux Idées", Paris – France
  • 1971 - "Dar America", Casablanca, Rabat, Marrakech, Fes, Tangier – Morocco
  • 1972 - Ventes aux enchères, Drouot, Paris – France
  • 1973 - "L’œil de Bœuf" gallery (CIPAC), Paris – France
  • 1974 - "Ivan Spence" gallery, Ibiza – Spain
  • 1974 - "Salon des Réalités Nouvelles", Paris – France
  • 1976 - "Biennale d’Art", Menton – France
  • 1977 - "Salon de Mai", Musée d’Art Moderne, Paris – France. "Salon des Réalités Nouvelles", Paris – France
  • 1980 - "Engel gallery", Rotterdam - Netherlands
  • 1980 - "Fondation Joan Miró", Barcelona – Spain

Awards[edit]

Further reading[edit]

  • The artist's voice - by Chaibia Talal
  • (French) Flamand, Alain. Regard sur la peinture contemporaine au Maroc. 221pp.