Dia Aziz Dia
A Retrospective Exhibition, Jeddah, 2004.

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Dia Aziz Dia took his daily environment as the main subject of his representations and drawings. At first look, one can see that the artist has put social life on record from a geographical perspective of both landscape and architecture, and through the observation of costumes, events, habits and customs. But a more thorough reading of his collection of works reveals that Dia’s other obsession lies in capturing light and colour as the essential axes for the composition and structure of his paintings. 

This is achieved by setting up an intense dialogue between both elements, in order to reflect the intensity of high amidst a nature that is overwhelmed by desert elements and continental climate characteristics.

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