Noureddine Chater “Arabstrations”

Noureddine Chater "Arabstrations"

The Matisse Gallery, Marrakech last night opened its latest art exhibition “Arabstrations” by Noureddine Chater. Chater is a well known and much loved home grown Marrakech Calligraphy artist. 

Recently Chater has been on his travels showing his work in France, Senegal and Portugal and also in Casablanca and Rabat. Its nice to see that Chater’s is moving out into a more international market, that  his work is so deserving of. Its also nice to see his 10year relationship with Marrakech based Matisse Gallery is still going strong.

Noureddine Chater "Arabstrations"

 His work is developing beautifully. The detail in the backgrounds of his paintings make you feel that he is not painting on a simple canvas any longer. The technique used, gives the appearance of oxidised metal, like weather worn painted iron that is rusting  and flaking with age. His clever introduction of light shades on his calligraphic letters also adds a more three dimensional feel to his work. His colour choice’s have also changed in a few of his works, combining natural hues with more electric neons, that actually work pretty nicely together.

Noureddine Chater "Arabstrations"

The exhibition of Arabstrations runs from the 10th to the 25th of April and Matisse welcomes everybody to come and have a look.

You will find them at

The Matisse Gallery, 43 Passage Ghandouri, Gueliz, Marrakech,+212 (0) 524 448 326

for more veiws of Chaters work, try here.



~ by marrakechxanthepat on April 11, 2009.

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