Marking a decade of Basil Alkazzi's most colourful and intense work, this beautifully designed volume features brilliantly coloured flowers, dreamy skies, and otherworldly landscape, highlighted by striking details. Raised in England where he attended art school, Basil Alkazzi has exhibited regularly in London and in the United States for over five decades. His work is in the collections of major US and European museums including the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Hirshhorn Museum, Smithsonian Institution, the Santa Barbara Museum of Art, the New Orleans Museum of Art, and many others. Noted art historians Donald Kuspit and Judith Brodsky provide an accessible and insightful text in this volume, published to accompany a touring exhibition in the United States that travels to six venues.
Donald Kuspit is one of America's most distinguished art critics, formerly Distinguished Professor of art history and philosophy at the State University of New York at Stony Brook. Judith K. Brodsky,Distinguished Professor Emerita, Rutgers University. She has organised and curated many exhibitions, most recently, The Fertile Crescent: Gender, Art, and Society in the Middle East.