مكتوب

Title:مكتوب(Maktub)

Tools:Acrylics, Medium, Wood board

Size: 59.3cm x 42cm x 2cm

Year:2021

 

※there are different paintings in front and back

Blue one is front, and black one is back.

Explanation1 Alchemist by Paulo Coelho

This art work is inspired by

"Alchemist" which is written by

Paulo Coelho.

 

مكتوب

=It's Arabic, and it is called "Maktub" in English.

The meaning is

"It's written"

 

It's also the key word

that is written on the book much.

Explanation2 The way to see the world

When you gaze this art,

you will notice what

there is the wood grain

and even you might feel the painting is moving

 

When you see it in different angle,

the dark point turned to be shiny.

 

Also this art work has

different painting in the back.

 

Those mean

・Important thing is beside you / inside of you.

・Two sides of the same coin / yin and yang

・The world is changed as the way to see

 

etc

Explanation3 From the beginning of the novel

The boy's name was Santiago.

Dusk was falling as the boy arrived

with his herd at an abandoned church.

 

The roof had fallen in long ago,

and an enormous sycamore had grown

on the spot where the sacristy had once stood.