Kamal Boullata

Kamal Boullata (Jerusalem 1942- Berlin 2019) is a graduate of the Accademia di Belle Arti in Rome (1961-65) and the Corcoran Art Museum School in Washington, d.c. (1968-71). In 1993 and 1994 he received a Fulbright Senior Scholar Fellowship to conduct field research on Islamic art in Morocco and Spain. In 2001, the Ford Foundation offered him a grant to research Post-Byzantine painting in Palestine. The author of four books on Palestinian art, he has edited a number of books ranging in subjects from modern poetry to contemporary art and culture. In 2012-13, he was elected as a Fellow of the Wissenschaftskolleg zu Berlin, Institute for Advanced Study in Berlin.
Boullata’s work is found in private and public collections, including the British Museum, London; Patronato de la Alhambra Islamic Museum, Granada; Sharjah Art Museum, Sharjah; Institut du Monde Arabe, Paris; Jordan National Gallery of Fine Arts, Amman; New York Public Library, New York; Mathaf: Arab Museum of Modern Art, Doha; Bibliothèque Louis Notari, Monaco; and Barjeel Art Foundation, Sharjah.
Over the last four decades he has lived in the u.s.a. (1968-1992), Morocco (1993-1996), and France (1997-2012).
Kamal Boullata spent the last few years of his life in Berlin.

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