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Up at Saleh Barakat Gallery, the show is comprised of 16 sculptures in various media basalt, concrete, steel and aluminum.It's a style that has long defined Basbous' work.Basbous was born in 1969 in Lebanon to a family of artists.In 2008, Basbous was commissioned to build a commemorative sculpture at the site of the assassination of former Prime Minister Rafik Hariri.Basbous says his architectural training continues to shape his work.Some sculptures make heavy use of rough, granular textures.A new series of works, Basbous says, is not far away."Anachar Basbous" is up at Saleh Barakat Gallery through Dec. 29 .
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