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Nabil Anani

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  • Country of residence: Palestine
  • Gender: Male
  • Born in: 1943
  • Age: 73
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Nabil Anani (born 1943) is a Palestinian artist and a one of the founders of the contemporary Palestinian art movement.

After his graduations in 1969,from the faculty of Fine Arts at Alexandria University, Anani returned to Palestine to start his career as an artist and trainer at the UN training college in Ramallah. his first exhibition in Jerusalem was in 1972 and has since exhibited widely in Europe, North America, the Middle East, North Africa and Japan. He was appointed in 1998 as the head of the League of Palestinian Artists and was a key played to establish the first International Academy of Art|international academy of Fine Art in Palestine. Nabil was also awarded the first Palestinian National Prize for Visual Art in 1997 by Yasser Arafat.

During his career, Nabil Anani was commissioned to work on building memorials in palestine:
1986 Statue of aluminum front of the Inash Family Association building, in collaboration with Suleiman Mansour
1987 mural front of Faculty of Educational Sciences and the College of Women's Society, Ramallah
1993 Metal memorial statue in Kaukab Abu al-Hija park, Galilee
2002 Statue of Liberty in Ramallah


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