Selected Work

Composition on Green Module, 1947-51 oil on canvas 22 1/2 x 26 3/4 in. (57.1 x 68 cm) SC9118

Composition with Pebbels, 1956-58 oil on panel 13 1/2 x 17 1/4 in. (34.3 x 43.8 cm) SC9119

Untitled Composition, 1952-56 gouache on paper 13 x 7 in. (33 x 17.8 cm) SC9112

Composition with Vertical, 1953 gouache 10 3/16 x 4 7/8 in. (26 x 12.5 cm) SC9333

Module, 1947-51 gouache on paper 12 x 19 1/4 in. (30.5 x 48.9 cm) SC9114

Eclatement, 1956-58 gouache on paper 9 1/2 x 12 1/2 in. (24.1 x 31.8 cm) SC9117

Composition with a Circle, 1952 gouache
9 13/16 x 12 9/16 in. (25 x 32 cm) SC9334

Rythmical Composition with Blue, 1954 gouache
12 15/16 x 9 7/16 in. (33 x 24 cm) SC9335

Rythmical Composition with Pink, 1964 gouache
12 3/16 x 17 11/16 in. (31 x 45 cm) SC9336

Composition for Tapestry, 1952
gouache
4 11/16 x 12 in. (12 x 30.5 cm)
SC9346

Gradual Rythmical Composition, 1953 gouache
8 5/8 x 19 5/8 in. (22 x 50 cm) SC9347

Composition for Tapestry, 1956 gouache
7 13/16 x 19 1/4 in. (20 x 49 cm) SC9348

Quantum Leap, 1985-2011
white stone
51 1/8 x 27 1/2 x 6 11/16 in. (130 x 70 x 17 cm) SC9337

Infinite Module, 1974-2014
stone
33 13/16 x 10 3/16 x 10 3/16 in. (86 x 26 x 26 cm) SC9338

Infinite Structure, 1974-2014
stone
41 11/16 x 15 11/16 x 15 11/16 in. (106 x 40 x 40 cm) SC9339

Secret of a Cube, 1960-1962 wood
5 x 6 x 4 3/4 in. (15 x 15 x 15 cm) SC9342

Spiral Rhythm, 1985-1987
wood
14 9/16 x 9 13/16 x 4 5/16 in. (37 x 25 x 11 cm) SC9343

Moving Dual, 1983-85
wood
16 1/2 x 10 1/2 x 10 1/2 in. (20 x 12 x 7 cm) SC9344

Trajectory of a Line, 1957-1959 wood
28 1/2 x 13 1/2 x 7 1/2 in. (74 x 34 x 25 cm) SC9345

Dual / Wood, 1975-77 wood 5 1/4 x 9 1/2 x 7 in. (13.3 x 24.1 x 17.8 cm) SC9146

Sliding Dual, 1975-77 fiberglass 10 x 4 1/2 x 4 in. (25.4 x 11.4 x 10.2 cm) SC9130

Dual, 1975-77 fiberglass 7 1/2 x 8 x 6 in. (19.1 x 20.3 x 16.5 cm) SC9126

Ode / Alu, 1969 aluminum 8 3/4 x 6 3/4 x 3 in. (22.2 x 17.1 x 7.6 cm) SC9122

Rapture of Revelation, 1986-2011
bronze
39 5/16 x 15 11/16 x 7 13/16 in. (100 x 40 x 20 cm) SC9357

Movement of the Angle, 1983-1985 stone
70 1/2 x 9 x 9 in. (177 x 15 x 15 cm) SC9352

Rythmical Composition, 1961 Carpet, Persian Point
55 1/2 x 51 in. (141 x 130 cm) SC9351

Biography

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Saloua Raouda Choucair



(Lebanese, 1916-2017)

Education  

1945-1947 Studies Philosophy at American University of Beirut (AUB), Lebanon

1948 Studies sculpture, lithography and fresco techniques at thé Ecole Nationale Supérieure des Beaux-Arts, Paris, France

1948 Attends the Academia de la Grande Chaumière and the studio of Fernand Leger, Paris, France

Solo shows  

2015 Saloua Raouda Choucair: The Meaning of One, the Meaning of the Multiple, in Focus: Works from Mathaf Collection, Mathaf, Arab Museum Modern Art, Doha, Qatar

CRG Gallery, New York, USA

ADAA The Art Show, New York, USA

2013 Saloua Raouda Choucair, Tate Modern, London, UK

2011 Retrospective at the Beirut Art Center, Lebanon

2010 Noble Forms, Salwa Raouda Choucair, Maqam Art Gallery, Beirut, Lebanon

1993 Retrospective at the Al Nadwa Gallery, Beirut, Lebanon

1988 Gallery Mountada, Beirut, Lebanon 1977Gallery Contact, Beirut, Lebanon

1974 Honorary retrospective exhibition by The Lebanese Artists Association at the National Council of Tourism in Beirut, Lebanon

1962 UNESCO, Beirut, Lebanon

1952 Ecole Supérieure des Lettres, Beirut, Lebanon

1951 Gallery Colette Allendy, Paris, France

1947 Arabic Cultural Centre, Beirut, Lebanon

Group shows  

2016 Postwar – Art Between the Pacific and the Atlantic, 1945-1965. Haus der Kunst, Munich, Germany

2015 Sharjah Biennial 12, Sharjah Art Foundation, UAE Kunsthalle, Bern, Germany

Kunsthalle, Morgenröte, aurora borealis and Levantin: into your solar plexus, Bern, Germany

2014 Artevida, Museu de Arte Moderna do Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

2013 Companionable silences, Palais de Tokyo, Paris, France

2012 Art from Lebanon, Beirut Exhibition Center, Lebanon

2009 The Road to Peace, Beirut Art Center, Lebanon

1993 Forces of Change, National Museum of Women in the Arts, Washington D.C.

1971 yearly participation to the Salon de Mai exhibitions in Paris, France

1961-1984 Spring collective exhibitions sponsored by the Lebanese Ministry of Tourism and Education, in the Salons of Sursock Museum, Beirut, Lebanon

1950 Participates in the Salon des Réalités Nouvelles, in Paris, France

1935-1945 Realistic Art exhibitions of AUB, Beirut, Lebanon

Awards

2014 Honorary doctoral degree from the American University of Beirut

2001 Special award from the National Council of Lebanese Women on International Women’s Day

1998 Honored by the Association of Lebanese Painters and Sculptors and Ministry of Culture

1997 Special tribute during the Third Al Shariqa Biennial of Art

1993 Awarded the Cedars Medal by the Lebanese government

1988 Awarded the National Cedars Medal by the Lebanese government

1985 Appreciation prize from the General Union of Arab Painters

1972 Award of Excellence from the Ministry of Education and Culture in Lebanon

1968 the Alexandria Biennale Award

1966 the National Council for Tourism Award, Beirut

1965-66 several awards from the Sursock Museum: the Prize for Sculpture, Third Prize for Sculpture (1966-67), First Prize for Sculpture (1967-68), and Second Prize for Sculpture (1968)

1965 Palace of Justice award, Beirut

Public Collections

The Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL

Tate Modern, London, UK

Centre Pompidou Paris, France

Guggenheim, Abu Dhabi, UAE

Arab Museum of Modern Art, Qatar

Sharjah Foundation, Sharjah, UAE