Olive Migration – Arabic Calligraphy Art by Kamil Dow

Olive Migration – Arabic Calligraphy Art by Kamil Dow

Year
2012

Size
70×100 cm (27.6"×39.4")

Materials
gouache and ink on paper

Arabic calligraphy text (English)

The olive migration has lasted too long / The olive migration is a sunset of demise / A little patience, and the sun will rise / And the men will return.
—Rushdi al-Madhi

Arabic calligraphy text (Arabic)

هجرة الزّيتون طالت / هجرة الزّيتون غروب زوال / صبرا قليلا، وستطلع الشّمس / ويعود الرّجال.
—رشدي الماضي