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‘Freedom No 1’ by Satta Hashem

Acrylic on canvas, 2007

Artist’s website: www.sattahashem.com

About the artist:
Satta Hashem was born in Buhriz, Diyala (Iraq) near one of the oldest cities of ancient Mesopotamia, Tel Asmar. He lived and studied in Algeria and Russia, and later moved to Sweden. He now lives in Leicester, England. His work has been exhibited in many countries—see his website for details. Hashem is also a mural painter.

About this work:
Inspired by ancient Mesopotamian palace reliefs and decorative art, ‘Freedom No 1’ is part of a series of drawings and paintings created in 2007 to celebrate the triumph of light over darkness and hope for a better life.

Freedom No 1 by Satta Hashem