a few words about Iraqi Polymath Muntadher Saleh
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Muntadher Saleh is Iraqi Polymath he is writer, Artist , Designer and Pharmacist he is really had great interest in Art ,he aims one day his artwork will be memorize as his legacy so he marks his place in the history of the Art.
Muntadher Saleh (1999- Now) , is Iraqi polymath a Neo Pop Artist best known for his artworks that he made in digital art media and other media like paper and wood. Muntadher was born to well educated family in Al Diwaniyah. He was active against the regime in 2019 . Muntadher made some of unique artworks about some of the revolution Iconic Martyrs Who was killed by the regime itself just because they wanted a homeland.
The artwork that Muntadher made was special and really unique because it was made from there faces that was digitally drawn by their own words he choose two of the most known Martyrs Saffa and Ahmed , These People weren’t famous Until they was killed, Muntadher dive in through their own social media accounts and he wrote down all their words and morals and because Muntadher believe and wrote a quote about words that people say when he wrote “ We are nothing but uttered words “ so he made them from their own words in a really dramatic way that make everyone focus deeply in the artwork so they can read an see who these people really are he called these artworks The Immortal Martyr. Muntadher Saleh took a lot of digital art classes online since his study is not related to art he is studying Pharmacy.
In December 2019 Muntadher Made Another Artwork That Was Career Changing He Called It Iraq Typography Which Is Really Complicated Artwork It Was Made From The Map Of Iraq The It Is All Made From The Arabic Letters That Make It Really Pop Out And Made Many Companies That Are Works In Selling Printed Designs To Reach Out For Muntadher But He Turned Down A Lot Of Them And Agreed Only On Two Companies One Of Them Is Local Company And The , Other In The United Kingdom He Agreed To Work As The Chef Artist For Them And Make At The First 5 Months More Than 1000 Printed Merchandise Had The Iraq Typography Design On Them.
One day a Journalist contacted Muntadher for an interview in the newspaper and then he told him “ I’m sorry but the chief editor didn’t allow it and he told me that it’s digital design everyone can do it “ this thing was the biggest disappointment moments yet challenging moments for Muntadher Saleh to take his art to a new level with different type and styles inspired by other artists Muntadher Saleh start to take the path of art galleries shows and art fairs locally and in his college and every small and large events .
In 2020 When The Corona Pandemic And All The World Enter In Really Frightening Months And The Lockout Muntadher Start To Make Posters And Post Them On His Instagram Account For Staying In The House And He Created One Of His Amazing Artworks Save Me Artwork Which Is About A Hand That Is Begging For Survival While It Is Vanishing Because Of The Disease Also He Made An Artwork He Called It Please Stay Talk About How The People Just Leave The Person Who Got Infected By The Covid-19 Virus And The Person What Them To Stay As He Is Dying From The Disease After A While Muntadher Saleh The Iraqi Polymath Saw A Beautiful Painting For Frank Dicksee Called The Beautiful Lady Without Pity ( La Belle Dame Sans Merci )
And He Decided To Remake The Artwork With Some Additions Inspired By The Lovers Who Never Left Their Infected Love Ones During Corona Pandemic He Mange To Make One Of The Characters Wearing Mask And Cloves And The Other Telling Him Not To Worry It’s Just Corona To Elevate Their Feelings And Find Some Confident He Called It Adoration During The Corona Pandemic. One Of The First Type Of Styles Muntadher Saleh The Iraqi Polymath Used Is The Lines Art When He Made The Colosseum Line Art Which He Made It In 2018 Consider One Of His First Artworks Then He Made A Lot Of Artworks In This Style Like The Mona Lisa , David Statue,
all he made them in 2018 by the lines art style then he continued to produce more artworks like Abraham Lincoln ,Albert Einstein , Pisa tower ,Che Guevara, and Iraqi freedom line artworks he made them in 2019 a long with the Immortal Martyr artworks after the revolution and in 2020 when Muntadher Saleh made a lot of his artworks like Marilyn Monroe , Rio de Janeiro statue, The liberty statue , Van Gogh line art artworks are the artworks that made Muntadher Saleh think to make new Style of art not only the lines art and he really did Muntadher Saleh
In The Second Half Of 2020 Start To Make Typographical Artworks He Made Names And Words And Poems In His Own Style Like The Name Mohammad Or The Word Art Both In Arabic And English Muntadher Saleh The Iraqi Polymath Made His Own Arabic Calligraphy Style And A Company Of Jewellery Contacted Him To Be Their Chief Designer In Dubai But He Couldn’t Because Of His Residency. Muntadher Saleh Is A Writer Also And Sometimes He Get Inspiration From His Words So He Made An Artworks Out Of Them Like His Quote “ We Are Nothing But Uttered Words “ And “ Without You Everything Is Hideous “ This Quote From Long Writing .
Muntadher Saleh The Iraqi Polymath Once Again Made An Artwork For One Of His Favorite Artists Van Gogh So He Made An Artwork Called Van Gogh Thoughts Which Is Made From Van Gogh Letter To His Brother Theo And His Own Face And His Well Known Artwork The Starry Night It’s Just Resemble Van Gogh Before Drawing His Masterpiece The One That Made Him Immortal And Famous Years After His Death That Is The Real Purpose Of Art It’s Not About Money It’s About Immortality And How People In Love With Your Works Years After Your Dead , Muntadher Saleh Said About This Artwork For Van Gogh “ What If We Can Read The Mind Of The Great People Just About Before They Getting Great The Moment That Changed Their Life’s Can We Take Some Of Their Greatness “.
On May The Second 2020 Muntadher Became Iraqi Polymath When He Start Thinking About A Way To Combine The Digital Art With The Traditional Media Art And He Didn’t Want To Try The Normal Drawing Style So He Think About The 3D Layers Art Which Is Very Rare Art Style That Only A Few People Around The World Doing It, So He Made A Digital Artwork Self Portrait And It Was Really Good Artwork And He Make It For Marilyn Monroe As 3D Layer Digital Artworks Then He Decided To Make This Style Of Art From Wood And He Design The Artwork He Want For Iraqi Singer And He Contacted Someone To Cut The Wood For Him Using The Files That
Muntadher Saleh Send Them By His Own CNC Laser Machine And He Did And Send Them To Muntadher But Muntadher Discovered That This Way Is Not The Correct Way For The 3D Layers Artworks , The Iraqi Polymath Kept Trying To Find The Correct Way To Make 3D Layers Art For A Whole Year . Finally In April 15th 2021 Muntadher Saleh Made The Correct Way To Make His Artwork A Live He Make His Artwork For The Iraqi Architect Zaha HadidAnd It’s One Of His Most Valuable Artworks For Him Because It Was The First Step In The Combination Between The Worlds Of Art He Called It 3D Zuha And He Made Some Private Commission For Political People.
Muntadher Saleh after his success in 3d layers art he found that he should try another form of combination and again he managed to do so when he is now making new art style made from the book papers in the origami style Muntadher Saleh The Iraqi Polymath learned the origami rules and how to fold the papers in what angle and start to design the pattern to fold his way in the origami art path one of his most successful artworks was about his country map in the origami style he is the first in Iraq to do this type of art he get more than 180,000 view on his Instagram account, he was interviewed in local newspaper to talk about his rare artwork
Muntadher Saleh the Iraqi polymath made another artwork in this style for the word ‘Freedom’ in Arabic and it get him a lot of attention from different people and he was contacted The Iraqi Artists Syndicate in his governorate and they asked him to hang his 3D artwork for Zaha Hadid in their building and they want Muntadher Saleh to make his personal Art Gallery in the Syndicate about his unique artworks by the paper and the 3D style which they was really impressed by them.
Muntadher Saleh The Iraqi Polymath currently working on a paper folding artworks about the ancient civilization of Iraq and the historical Monuments like Ishtar Gate ,Babylon Tower, and about the ancient Iraqi historical animal LAMASSU for his collection about the Iraqi ancient and modern history and other artworks like the dire wolf in the game of thrones and different other artworks
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