Diana Al-Hadid, 1981

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    Diana Al-Hadid, 1981

    A contemporary American artist of Syrian descent.

    Born in Aleppo, Syria, and migrated with her family to Ohio, USA when she was 5 years old.
    From a young age, Al-Hadid knew she wanted to be an artist, and by the age of 22, she earned her BA in Art History and a BFA in Sculpture from Kent State University.
    Following that, she earned an MFA in Sculpture from Virginia Commonwealth University.

    In her work, Al-Hadid references her Middle-Eastern heritage as well as ancient architecture, art history, cosmology, and physics.
    Her works are displayed in a variety of museums and art galleries all around the world.

    “I am not trying to discover who I am through my work. I am exploring those things that make less sense to me, where there is something new to discover”

    More Interesting Anecdotes:

    • She makes her work not because she is interested in something, but because she wants something to become interesting.
    • Many of her sculptures are on display to the public in the streets of New York.
    • She is known for her artworks that resemble ruined cities and archaeological artifacts.
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  • Her artwork Delirious Matter. Photo credit - Shutterstock

  • Citations and Additional References:
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    Artnet website.
    Art SY website.

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