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Founded in 1979, October Gallery, in central London, exhibits innovative, contemporary art from around the world. For over 40 years, October Gallery has pioneered the development of the Transvangarde - the trans-cultural avant-garde.


Wijdan: Calligraffiti

Calligraphic Poems in Colour and Paper
18 February - 27 March 2004

In her first return to London for several years Wijdan (the artistic name of the Princess Wijdan of Jordan) showed and successfully sold a large proportion of her latest series of works in which colourful papers are displayed covered in places by her abstract arabic calligraphy depicting the writings of the Lebanese poet Charbel Dagher. 

Acacia by Wijdan
Calligraphic Abstraction Ba by Wijdan
Calligraphic Abstraction Ba
Citizen by Proxy by Wijdan
Citizen by Proxy
Desert Haze by Wijdan
Desert Haze

Nightcutter by Wijdan
Rashm 1 by Wijdan
Rashm 1
Seascape with a Little Bit of Sunshine and a Little Rain by Wijdan
Seascape with a Little Bit of Sunshine and a Little Rain
The Stones Must Stay Awake by Wijdan
The Stones Must Stay Awake

The Street by Wijdan
The Street
You and I are One by Wijdan
You and I are One


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