Wijdan:- Jordan

Born in Amman in 1939. Works and lives in Jordan.

In her recent works she develops the tradition of Arabic Calligraphy in a modern format. Ali is the founder of Jordan's National Gallery of Fine Arts. She has published several books on Contemporary Islamic Art and on the Contemporary Art movement in Jordan.


Salwa Mikdadi Nashashibi
Exhibition Director of
"Forces of Change"
Artists of the Arab World 

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acrylic on paper, 50x70 cm, 1993