|Al Kaysi, Omran|
Lebanese, born in 1943
Academics: Studied law and art in Baghdad and Sofia (Bulgaria)
14 different exhibitions in Beirut, Saidon and Kaslik (Lebanon)
Abroad : Ontario (Canada), Baghdad, Madrid, Jeddah (UAE),
Riad and London
Many Group Exhibitions in several countries
a wall painting in Jeddah international airport
a wall painting in Beit-Eldine castle (mount Lebanon)
a painting in the ministry of education (Lebanon)
a painting in the presidential palace, Tebran.
a painting in Boston Museum of modern art
Author of several books on modern Arab art:
Abd-Elhalim Radwi and the modern Saudi art
A book about Aref Elrayyes (a Lebanese scuipturor), an ontological study
"Road to peace", a book about love paintings.
"Close to home", a book about war paintings
"Sophism in Islamic art".
Also an art critic, with numerous publications on art since the late sixties till now.
A poet with several books:
"Silence Does not Disturb the Dead" , published in the early 60s.
"Talking to trees that resemble men I used to know"
" Verses not fit for publication", a poem book that criticized the dictatorship in the Baath party rule in Iraq.
He currently writes in the Kifaharabi (Lebanese daily newspaper,
www. Kitharabi.com), and a correspondent to a newspaper in the Gulf (Saudi Arabia).
Winner of several awards.
Some of the Works