Living Memory (paintings)

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Extinguishing the Sun, the Moon and the Stars, diptych, oil on canvas, 3.65 X 6 meters (12 X 20 feet), 1993

Living Memory is the title of a series of 9 mural-size paintings on the Holocaust painted by Nabil Kanso in 1980, 1990 and 1993-94.[1]

Works in the series[edit]

  • Roll-Call at the Black Wall, oil on canvas, 3 X 4.87 meters (10 X 16 feet), 1980
  • The Flow of Pain, oil on canvas, 3.65 X 5.50 meters (12 X 18 Feet), 1990
  • Extinguishing the Light (1), oil on canvas, 3.65 X 3 meters (12 X 10 feet), 1993–94
  • Extinguishing the Light (2), oil on canvas, 3.65 X 3 meters (12 X 10 feet), 1993–94
  • The Gasping Flame (1), oil on canvas, 3.65 X 3 meters (12 X 10 feet), 1993–94
  • The Gasping Flame (2), oil on canvas, 3.65 X 3 meters (12 X 10 feet), 1993–94
  • Cries and Silence (1), oil on canvas, 3.65 X 3 meters (12 X 10 feet), 1993–94
  • Cries and Silence, (2), oil on canvas, 3.65 X 3 meters (12 X 10 feet), 1993–94
  • Living Memory, oil on canvas, 3.65 X 5.50 meters (12 X 18 feet), 1993–94[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Nabil Kanso: The Split of Life Paintings 1974-1994, pp. 121-129, NEV Editions, 1996
  2. ^ The Split of Life, Unforgotten Horrors, pp.122-130

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