Woman rising from the ground of bombed out Gaza skyscraper by Imad Abu Shtayyah

The portrait of a bombed out Gaza skyscraper illustrated as a woman rising from the ground went viral on social media during the recent Gaza-Israel war. Imad Abu Shtayyah never studied art, when he was 10-years old art called out to him. “I suddenly became inspired to begin painting,”. Imad was born in Amman in 1965 after his family had ended up in the Jerash refugee camp, having fled Palestine in 1948.

Most work created by Imad Abu Shtayyah are based on war theme of how people suffer in war but yet strive to live on. Here you can see some artwork created by where you will be able to feel the hardship the world offers. You can catch more of his art on Google Plus.

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