The artist uses multiple gradients of blue to represent the goodness (from ordinary local residents helping each other) that persisted throughout the occupation and liberation. The painting leaves a lot of reflective space within the canvas to show the voids left by destruction within the city.


  • Title: Abstract
  • Creator: Muhannad Al-Dawood
  • Date Created: 2019
  • Location Created: Erbil, Iraq
  • Type: Painting
  • Medium: Oil on Canvas
  • Art Form: Painting
  • Depicted Location: Mosul
  • Depicted Topic: Mosul

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