Joseph Matar

Awards - Artist-painter and poet Joseph Matar

Awards - Joseph Matar

Publications by the artist concerning his work:

Several articles in the local and International press...

Several talks given in educational institutions in Lebanon and abroad...

Polycopied courses for secondary (senior high) school classes and the teachers’ training college.

Teachers’ book in Arabic for the Centre for pedagogic research and Development.

Mentioned in the book "Couleurs Libanaise" by Joseph Sokhn - Edition 1982.

Mentioned in the book "Cent Ans d'Art Plastique au Liban 1880-1980" - Edition 1982.

A book about the artist's work: Peintures du Liban –Joseph Matar - Tanit Edition -1996.

Member of "Art in Context Organization" - New York - 1997

Mentioned in the book "Pioneers from Lebanon" Ed. 2000.

The work of Joseph Matar was critiqued on April 11, 2000 by Joanna Bassil (Bachelor of Arts degree, University of Quebec - Montreal, Canada).- A question of culture and formation which finds its expression in the work of Joseph Matar.

His poetry has been mentioned in "Dreams and Fantasies" part of The Silence Within series by The International Library of Poetry.

The works of Joseph Matar appear in the book "Histoire de l'art du 20ème siècle, artiste peintre Joseph Matar", Tome III, Académie Michel Angelo des beaux-arts, Beirut, by Alice Atwé under the supervision of Bernard Renno.

In July 2001, his poetry was recognized by an award for outstanding achievement from the international library of poetry.

Mentioned in the book "Ardalil - Lebanese Artists Guide, 2001", L'Ecrit du Phénix, Editions Orientalistes.

Mentioned in the book "Arab Artists Resource Guide", an exclusive directory of Arab cultural representatives - Edition 2003.

2003 - A water-colour by the artist, 32 x 50 centimeters, was sold for $1000 at the National Apostolate of the Maronites, USA (9-13 July, 2003).

The work of Joseph Matar was critiqued on March 6, 2003 by Jean-Maximillien de la Croix De Lafayette (Music and Art Society of America, Inc., President Emeritus), Meet Joseph Matar: The Artist who spoke to nature and unveiled its divine beauty! And mentioned in the book 'The United States and the World Face to Face'.

The work of Joseph Matar was critiqued on April 19, 2003 by Joan Lluís Montané from the International Association of Art Critics.

Mentioned in the Art magazine "Amman"; Number 100 - October 2003.

In November 2003, his work was recognized by an award for outstanding achievement from "Said Akl Awards".

Mentioned in the magazine "Cantos Cadre" Canada; Volume 2 - Fall 2003.

A masterpiece by the artist was featured on a greeting card (20.000 printed cards) to promote the commemoration of the Deir Yassin massacre of Palestinians in 1948 - Sunday, April 4th, 2004 at the Royal Geographical Society, Kensington Gore, London SW7

The work of Joseph Matar was critiqued on May, 2004 by David Nye, Joseph Matar: "Wealth of Artistic creativity and abundance of mesmerizing multidimensional colors - The Last Hurrah of the last great masters of the grand Orient".

The works of Joseph Matar appear in the Images of Eyes Gallery - United States, October 2004.

An article has been published about Joseph Matar in "New York arts Magazine", Vol 9 n' 11/12, 04, New York USA.

Mentioned in the "Dictionnaire Drouot Cotation 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008 and 2009 - Larousse Diffusion".

Mentioned in the book 'Christianisme Oriental Kérygme et Histoire" Geuthner, 2007.

Mentioned in the book 'Encyclopedia of the 21st Century: Biographies and Profiles of the First Decade', published by Times Square Press (New York), 2008.

Mentioned in the book 'Wild Mulberries' by Iman Humaydan Younes, published by InterLink Books, 2008.

Mentioned in the book 'Les nouveaux Gulliver' of Jean Marcoux, published by EditionsPourTous, 2008.

Mentioned in the Mags Byblos Art and Byblos Switzerland, published by Dr. Joseph Yammouni, 2008.

In October 2008, his work was recognized by an award from Mubadarat development in Beit Anya Harissa.

Mentioned in the book Ainsi parlait Jésus by Claude Guérillot, published by Edition Vega, 2009.

Joseph Matar in Wikipedia 2011

Mentioned in the book "La Vierge à l'Enfant au pays des cèdres" by Michèle Azzi, 2011.

Mentioned in the book "Byblos, land of God" by Raymond Yazbeck, 2013

Mentioned in the book "Le Livre et la Raison" by Claude Guérillot - Eléments pour une théologie du 3ème millénaire - Editions d'Antioche, Bruxelles

Mentioned in the book National Geographic Learning, a division of Cengage Learning - May 2013

Mentioned in the book 'L'Ane et l'Abeille, Gilles Lapouge', edition Albin Michel - February 2014

Mentioned in the article 'Computational Materials Science', Pr. Dr. Samir Matar - November 2014

Mentioned in the book Ecce Homo by Claude Guérillot, 2015

The Beatitudes artwork was reproduced in a publication for Edington Music Festival, Wiltshire, United Kingdom, August 2017 and the same work in Horizons magazine, the publication of Presbyterian Women.

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