Nabil Nahas

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Born in Beirut in 1949, Nahas earned his M.F.A. at Yale University in 1973, and divides his time between New York and Beirut. His most recent solo museum exhibition was “Perpetual Energy” at the Beirut Exhibition Center in Beirut, Lebanon (2010). Nahas represented Lebanon in the 25th Bienal de São Paulo in Brazil (2002), and his work was included in “Glasstress 2011,” a Collateral Event of the 54th Venice Biennial, and in “Glasstress: New York” at the Museum of Arts and Design in New York (2012). Nahas’s work is in museum collections, including that of Mathaf: Arab Museum of Modern Art, Doha, Qatar; Guggenheim Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates; Tate Modern, London; Flint Institute of Arts, Flint; The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York; Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA; Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia; High Museum of Art, Atlanta, GA; and the Zimmerli Art Museum, Rutgers University, New Brunswick. Nahas had his first solo show at Sperone Westwater in 1997 and subsequent exhibitions in 1999, 2005, and 2013.

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Artinfo, Nabil Nahas' Nature on Display

April 2013

Artist exhibitions

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Nabil Nahas
5 April - 4 May 2013
Sperone Westwater, New York
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Summer Exhibition
7 July - 9 September 2006
Sperone Westwater, New York
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Nabil Nahas
Opium & Candy
5 May - 25 June 2005
Sperone Westwater, New York
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Green on Greene
1 November - 15 December 2001
Sperone Westwater, New York
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Nabil Nahas
New Paintings 1999
24 March - 24 April 1999
Sperone Westwater, New York
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Recent Acquisitions
Biggs, Bogin, Kortick, Nahas, Reeves, Rockman, Sachs
December 1998
Sperone Westwater, New York
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Nabil Nahas
New Paintings 1997
11 January - 14 February 1997
Sperone Westwater, New York

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Nabil Nahas
by Olivia Sand
February 2016