Why am I Longing for You? – Arabic Calligraphy Art by Kamil Dow

Why am I Longing for You? – Arabic Calligraphy Art by Kamil Dow

Year
2014

Size
67×98 cm (26.4"×38.6")

Materials
acrylic, gouache and ink on paper

Arabic calligraphy text (English)

Why am I longing for you when you are close? Why am I longing for you when you are far? You have become all my need and all my completeness, and you have become my beloved.
—Abdallah Mansour

Arabic calligraphy text (Arabic)

لماذا أحنّ إليك وأنت قريبة؟ لماذا أحنّ إليك وأنت بعيدة؟ وقد صرت كلّ احتياجي وكلّ اكتمالي، وصرت الحبيبة.
—عبد الله منصور