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Zena el-Khalil
LebanonGALLERYCONVERSATION
It is easy to take for granted the different stereotypical paradigms this man finds himself placed in.
Not everything is black and white, but in times of war or conflict, it is easy for things to become that way. –We live in a time when the prevailing sentiment seems to be "You are either with us, or against us." I hope that by painting this portrait, I can show that nothing is that simple.
I find that by painting him, perhaps I can break past the media pop star, and try to get to know the human being who has come to have such an overwhelming presence in my life.

It is easy to take for granted the different stereotypical paradigms this man finds himself placed in. Inside Lebanon, he is seen as both a war hero and a warmonger.
Not everything is black and white, but in times of war or conflict, it is easy for things to become that way. –We live in a time when the prevailing sentiment seems to be "You are either with us, or against us." I hope that by painting this portrait, I can show that nothing is that simple.

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