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Ebrahim Busaad’s Memories and Love for Nasser Al-Yousif

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Ebrahim Busaad is one of my favourite human beings on earth. His art is a close second as I do love his particular distinctive style in storytelling through his paintings and prints. Ebrahim was one of my father’s best friends, if not his very best friend. They were inseparable and have remained in contact with each other until my father passed away. Busaad was clearly influenced by my dad from an intellectual points of view. He …

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The Making of Nasser Al-Yousif’s Documentary

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I’ve finally arrived at the starting point of celebrating my father’s arts career and contributions to the art scene in general. I won’t dwell on why it’s taken me this long to start – a full eleven years since he passed away – other than this is simply the right time for me to do so. Mahmood Al-Yousif with Bahraini artist Mr Abdulkarim Alorrayed at his home The start today was an interview with the godfather …

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In memory of my father

His memory is still very fresh in my mind. His sense of humour, his easy manner, his friendliness, his openness, his kindness, his love, his single mindedness, his art, his determination, his touch, his smile, his smell, his personality. Everything about him is still in my mind and I don’t think that will ever leave me. Slowly though, only the good memories remain and my utter gratefulness for having had a father like him; I hope …

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The Challenge

We’ve just come back from the opening ceremony of my father’s exhibition at Dar Al-Barih Art Gallery in Adliya with a renewed sense of awe. Although we have lived with his art throughout our lives, and have come to take his paintings as something rather normal, seeing 36 of his recent block-prints hung in the art gallery atmosphere tonight and the excellent turnout of people who have come to view and appreciate them, make you look …

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Drawing on inspiration

More Than Meets the Eye is the theme of an art exhibition opening at 7.30pm 7.00pm tonight at the Albareh Art Gallery, Adliya. Around 30 limited edition linoleum prints by Bahraini artist Nasser Al Yousif are being showcased at the event, which is being held under the patronage of Culture and National Heritage Assistant Under-Secretary Shaikha Mai bint Mohammed Al Khalifa. Relying solely on touch and memory, Mr Al Yousif produces images that are at the …

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