Archive for April 7, 2011

Artist of the moment… Calligraphy artist Yousef Ahmad

 

 

this is another great artist who developed his own typography and font styles and made them seen as fine art, collectible fine art.

The artist was born in Doha in 1955. He resides now in Qatar. The artist went to college in Mills College in California finishing in 1982. He uses a variety of mixed media in his works as well as handmade paper.

He is the Director of the New Arab Art Museum in Doha.

Some of his works are found on the website below.

 

http://www.artspace-dubai.com/yousef_ahmed.htm

 

the youtube clip is about famed Modern Art Star T. Murikami meeting the Qatarian artist Yousef Ahmed.

 

 

more about the artist here.

 

keep learning new scripts!

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