|(Image: Fazal Ali - 'Shango Worshippers')|
“Artwork by Fazal Ali” September 16-27, 2017 at 101 Art Gallery
Event Description: “Please join us for the upcoming exhibition 'Artwork by Fazal Ali' - Previews: Thursday 14, Friday 15 September, 2017 @ 4-6pm and Saturday, 16 September, 2017 @ 10am-2pm; Opening Reception on Saturday, September 16, 2017 @ 5-8pm; show runs through Wednesday, September 27, 2017 at 101 Art Gallery, Trinidad & Tobago, West Indies ...” — Read more: 101 Art Gallery/ and 101 Art Gallery-Facebook
About the Artist: “Fazal Ali has definite ideas about the use of colour and tries to put them into practice in his paintings. His works have no abstract basis but more than half of the surfaces are clearly abstract impressionism. At secondary school in Trinidad, Ali would encounter the great cubist painter LeRoy Clarke. Clarke's 'Lam' like images painted on the scale of Diego Rivera's murals proved to be an ennobling experience for the young student. Douens in the eyes of Ali was a repainting of the French Creole folklore characters already depicted in the works of Alfredo Codallo but now through the lens of an African mythology. A lifelong friendship between the two gentlemen ensued that is cherished to this day. Ali, who was enrolled at the University of the West Indies, would continue his academic life there, but at the same time he expanded his visual arts skills by pursuing silk screen, lino block and woodblock printing, lithography and watercolour painting at workshops hosted by the Trinidad and Tobago Art Society at the National Museum and Art Gallery ...” — Read more: Fazal Ali BiographyFor further information about the Venue: 101 Art Gallery/ and 101 Art Gallery-Facebook. For further information about the Artist: Fazal Ali Biography.