50 Years of Graphic Art
Rafa al Nasiri and Mohammed Khalidi

24 August 1999

"Graphic Art is one of the oldest arts known to Wadi Rafideen, and was practiced by Iraqi artists since 3000 BC..."

"There are those who believe that history continues and communicates in the human spirit, no matter how disconnected we become in terms of knowledge. Visual memory passes from one age to another, from one generation to another, without completely losing its roots. Otherwise, what is the reason for the passion of Iraqi painters for graphic art, whether in their paintings or prints?..."

Full text available in Arabic.