Texts by Venetia Porter, Dr Maha Azizé Sultan and a conversation with Mazen Kerbage
Laure Ghorayeb is a self-taught Lebanese artist born in 1931 in the village of Deir al-Qamar.
She first started out as a cultural journalist/critic and a poet and has worked at several magazines
including Shi’r, L’Orient, Le Jour and Annahar.
Currently known for her intricate and detailed ink drawings, Ghorayeb’s work represents chronicles of
her life as well as events and people that have had an impact on her such as the Lebanese civil wars and members of her family.
This publication looks back on her transition from writer to painter. “Laure Ghorayeb: Black on White” is the second publication in the Saradar Collection x Kaph Books series and includes texts by Venetia Porter and Dr. Maha Azizé Sultan as well as a conversation between the artist and her son Mazen Kerbage.
Format: 21 cm x 27 cm, 236 pages, English / Arabic
Published: December 2019