Considering Art Podcast – Sara Shamma, Syrian portrait painter

In our latest podcast episode, Syrian portrait artist Sara Shamma talks about how she incorporates the subconscious into her works, how she was forced to leave her country and how a deep sense of humanity pervades her pictures.

Sara Shamma talking to Bob Chaundy

Images on to accompany the podcast.

2004 Self-portrait that earned Sara Shamma 4th prize in the BP national Portrait Award

The Butcher. Sara studied anatomy which served her well for depicting the butchery of war

Children are a favourite subject for portrait

Music: Ibiza by MBB |

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