Saloua Raouda Choucair

1916–2017

Saloua Raouda Choucair, ‘Infinite Structure’ 1963–5
Infinite Structure 1963–5
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Biography

Saloua Raouda Choucair (Arabic: سلوى روضة شقير‎; June 24, 1916 – January 26, 2017) was a Lebanese painter and sculptor. She is said to have been the first abstract artist in Lebanon though she sold nothing there until 1962.

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Conserving the work of Choucair

Our team go to Beirut to help preserve paintings damaged by electricity curfews and changing temperatures

Saloua Raouda Choucair: From Beirut to Tate Modern

The Lebanese artist is famous in Lebanon for bringing abstraction to the Middle East

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