Sliman Mansour
1947, Birzeit, Palestine

Selected Solo exhibitions: 2011 "Terrains of Belonging", Alhoush Gallery, Jerusalem; 2007 "ٍSketches", Almamal Gallery, Jerusalem (Old City); 2003 "The Fabric of Memory", Sharjah Museum, Sharjah; 2001 "Ten Years in Mud", travelling exhibition, (Sakakini Center) Ramallah, (City Hall)Nazareth and (Village of Arts and Crafts)Gaza; 1998 "I Ismael", Cairo Biennial, Cairo; 1996 "Palestinian Art: Suleiman Mansour", City Hall, Stavanger, Norway; 1995 “Suleiman Mansour", Sharjah Biennial, Sharjah; 1992" Roots", United Nations, New York; 1981 "Sliman Mansour", Gallery 79, Ramallah.

Selected group Exhibitions: 2010 "Contemporary Calligraphic Art in the Arab World", Nabad Gallery, Amman; 2009 "The first exhibition”, Gallery Rafia, Damascus; 2009 "The Other Shadow of the City", Alhoash Gallery, Jerusalem; 1992 “Art Dialogue", Nora Latin, ABF, Stockholm; 1990 "Art Under Occupation", City Hall, Salerno; 1989-1996 "New Vision Group", 1988 "It’s Possible", Cooper Union, New York; 1984 "Land Day", Al-Hakawati Theatre, Jerusalem;1980 "Palestinian Art", State Museum of Oriental Art, Moscow; 1978 "International Exhibition for a Museum in Palestine",  Beirut; 1975 "First group exhibition of Palestinian artists under occupation", YMCA, Jerusalem.

Awards: 1998 Palestine Prize for the Visual Arts; 1998 Grand Prize of the Cairo Biennial.

 

Artworks

  • Woman Embracing Jerusalem

  • Awakening village

  • Palestine

    Suleiman Mansour‘s painting “Salma” (1978) later reproduced as a PLO political poster, and distributed under the title “Palestine”. Salma and Palestine became synonymous in the collective consciousness of Palestinians. It is so believed that the work contributed vehemently to creating a symbolic unity in popular visualization between woman and...

  • Palestine | Work in progress

    News - A huge explosion was witnessed last night, just after midnight due to a fire in the building of the Old Mill located in Jafa Street in the city of Nablus. The fire burnt fiercely in the 5 stories building causing major damage to the interiors and the destruction of a major section of the Old Mill. The fire brigades of Nablus Municipality...