Arabian Business Power 500 2013
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Dia Azzawi
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Dia Azzawi

Industry: Arts & Entertainment

Designation: Artist

Country: UK (Iraq)

One of the pioneering Arab artists, Azzawi is famous for the
visual impact and bold colour of his artwork, spanning paintings, sculpture,
prints, drawings and book art.

During the beginning of his career he focused on antiquity
and cultural heritage and later became known for his representations of human
suffering and turmoil, particularly in reference to Palestine. Azzawi’s
renowned works include the iconic mural Sabra and Shatila).

Azzawi’s artwork has been exhibited in museums and galleries
worldwide.