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Ala Bashir Quotes

Quotes by Ala Bashir - (12 quotes)

Ala Bashir - From the Art category:

Art should stimulate. (Ala Bashir)

Ala Bashir - From the Danger category:

I discovered that the most dangerous mask is the one worn by intelligent people because they are clever at their disguise. (Ala Bashir)

Ala Bashir - From the Drawing category:

Drawing is like the first kiss. It carries within it the deepest emotion and the challenge of the first step. It is the first cry after birth. (Ala Bashir)

Ala Bashir - From the Exhibitions category:

I have to display what I have seen to people. (Ala Bashir)

Ala Bashir - From the Life category:

Early on in my life I comprehended that death is the most tragic event in our life. Events of early Monday July 14, 1958 [Coup in Iraq] had convinced me that hate is the most destructive force in our life. (Ala Bashir)

Ala Bashir - From the Life category:

Life is the journey between darkness of the womb and darkness of the grave. (Ala Bashir)

Ala Bashir - From the Light category:

Darkness is where we begin and where we end. We don't usually see light traveling in darkness of space because we only can see its reflection on substance. (Ala Bashir)

Ala Bashir - From the Love category:

I think we need a huge dose of love. (Ala Bashir)

Ala Bashir - From the Senses category:

As a painter, I realized that what we see is just manifestation of unseen power. Since then [1958 Coup in Iraq], reality started to take another form in my mind. Hence, I was aware of deception of our senses. (Ala Bashir)

Ala Bashir - From the Suffering category:

- artist and physician during the Iran/Iraq war...
Everyday hundreds of people came to the hospital... dying, and I have to introduce life into them again... my duty was to compete with death. (Ala Bashir)

Ala Bashir - From the Survival category:

-Man's Predicament, 1995
Cursed in earth and subdued by death, man found himself beset by time, and his instincts put to the test. Only then, he realized that with love he could survive, and that for a certain purpose he would toil. For those whom my love can not immune from death, are dedicated these paintings, in the hope they may express in drawing the reality of a resonant mind. (Ala Bashir)

Ala Bashir - From the Truth category:

The truth is far beyond what we can see. Therefore my art is an invitation to comprehend this fact. (Ala Bashir)