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Shadows of PlacesThat which artist Delair Shaker conceals is more than what he reveals in his artwork as Shaker persists in constructing art pieces that are not confined by a single narrative, even when they are inspired by a very specific and personal incident.
French philosopher, Gaston Bachelard, uses a metaphor to describe the self, where the self is compared to a home in all its corners and extensions. He believes that the home is like a stage that is used to portray visions, as it allows one to be at comfort with one's…
New Structures by Delair Shaker Since moving back to his native Iraq and Jordan, Delair Shaker‘s work took a sudden turn. His mixed media compositions no longer vibrate with seductive colors and layered echoes of his formal education, underscored by a war émigré’s narrative; but rather with somber meditations of…