MEDIA: Mixed media on paper
SIZE: 70 x 23 cm
The 1990s have witnessed a considerable contribution of innovative works on the part of women artists in the Gulf. In common with all Gulf artists, Nabeela Al Khayer is a passionate Bahraini artist, dedicated to her work and constantly appraising her artistic skills and pushing her own boundaries in search of new ideas and modes of expression.
She underwent a trying experience from initial reluctance to entering into the unknown. The pleasant harmony and impression emanating from the special characteristics of the subject scene and epoch of the beautiful portraits of Al Khayer, frequently communicated in warm colours, lay open the nature of the kind. feminine, deeply hidden emotions. The non-disjointed and occasionally, superimposed parts of the body together with the emergence of faces and the folds of dresses all attract attention and cause the viewer to confine their thoughts within the frames of Nabeela’s expressive portraits, anticipating the revelation of the what is hidden beyond.