Peacock's Mask – Arabic Calligraphy Art by Kamil Dow

Peacock's Mask – Arabic Calligraphy Art by Kamil Dow

Year
2009

Size
100×70 cm (39.4"×27.6")

Materials
acrylic, gouache and ink on paper

Arabic calligraphy text (English)

Tell the peacock's mask: He who turns his back to the sun, will only see his shadow.
—Hanna Abu Hanna

Arabic calligraphy text (Arabic)

قُل لقناع الطّاووس: مَن ولّى ظهره للشّمس فلن يبصر إلّا ظلَّه.
—حنا أبو حنا