Artist Najad Maki is a pioneering figure in the Emirati art community. His insight into the fundamental relationship between color and the memories associated with certain places has greatly influenced the depth and diversity of his artistic expressions. He was recently awarded the Knight of the Order of Arts. and Ayesha Alabar Gallery in her second solo exhibition, “Spectres.” Letters of the French Government during the Musket. In his new works for this exhibition, Najad Maki layers layers of colors on top of each other in an attempt to create intense sensory experiences. In her paintings.
This is by challenging the current limitations of color’s impact on our different senses. The artist’s recent works created using fabric include contemporary interpretations and modifications of the dots and paisley designs that usually adorn traditional fabrics. This exhibition is a testament to artist Najad Maki’s bold and innovative approach, whereby he continues to push the boundaries of his practice by exploring new techniques and artistic means.
“Al-Bayan” Dr. Najad Maki met with him about receiving the French Order of Knight in Arts and Letters and said: This honor is very important to me because I am honored by a country in Arts and Letters. Centuries of creativity, it gives great impetus to creativity and I am proud to be from the Emirates. He received this medal, which is one of the most prestigious honors that artists receive.
This confirms that I have represented my country honorably in many international forums and supports my presence in presenting my country as an advanced country in the field of arts and creativity and as a woman with a creative stamp. Najad Maki affirmed that art is always a story of passion and innovation. About his latest exhibition, he said: “Spectres of Musk” exhibition evokes memory.
There are many situations that we interact with, which have an impact on us. In the works in the exhibition, I combined elements into multi-layered units through color and formal relationships. I also used apartments for the first time in this exhibition. Women’s cloths in particular were preferred by women in the past, and were cloths with names, such as “Al-Zari” and “Al-Maisa” and like a surface for artistic work.
Through this surface, the composition of the work is built on it, and it is a new structure in the form of the work of art or in the general environment. Also, a new direction in how the work uses decorations and symbols. Lines and colors together, if the decorations provide a special privacy among them, thus giving an impression.
This is what happens in the conversations, the exchange of stories when women gather, and another look at the dots, lines, colors and spaces in their composition. They were used as I had in mind. Unusual names were given. Works of art, and the temporal meaning of composition is linked to works of art such as paintings of the four seasons, where I combine the presence and feeling of a woman and the beauty of her clothing. She has an existence, but in a different way.
Dr. Najad stressed that art fairs play a major role in supporting the creative economic movement in Dubai and the country in general by presenting modern ideas. ideas.