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Abdullah Qandeel

September 15, 2013

Abdullah Qandeel is a Saudi Arabian artist who creates passionate and unapologetic abstract paintings. Through bold use of line and color, Qandeel illustrates the coalescing of Saudi traditional norms and the vastly changing cultural landscape of the Arab world. After studying at prestigious schools in the UK, including the Royal Military Academy Sandhurst, Qandeel attended the University of Kansas before moving to New York City in 2010.

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