(1924/25 - 2014)
Nouri Al-Rawi was active/lived in Iraq. Nouri Al Rawi is known for modernist painting and sculpture, art historian.
Biography Nouri Al-Rawi
Nuri (Nouri) al-Rawi (1925-2014) was an Iraqi painter and sculptor; a pioneer of Iraqi art who played an important role in shaping the Iraqi modern art movement through his roles as a practicing artist, author, television presenter, art administrator and art critic.
Nuri (Nouri) al-Rawi was born in 1924 in Rawa, Ambar Province, Iraq, in the fertile, agricultural lands between the Euphrates River and the mountains and near the Babylonian city of Anat. This rural setting provided him with a lifelong source of inspiration, based on landscapes, villages and village life, all of which became his preferred subject matter.
In his youth, he spent much of his time in the Baghdad Library, where he met the poet, Badr Shakir al-Sayy
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