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Copyright (c) 2020 by Fayez Barakat. Artwork Copyright by Fayez Barakat. All rights reserved. No part of the contents of this book may be reproduced without the written permission of Fayez Barakat.


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Fayez Barakat (b.1949), one of the world's most distinguished and prominent collectors of ancient art, was educated in the USA. He is currently the CEO of Barakat Inc. and manages to distribute his time between his galleries in London, LA, Hong Kong, and Seoul, and works on his great passion, painting. Fayez Barakat’s paintings are explosive variations of colours and forms, independent from the conventions of specific cultures, historic periods and trends, charged with a bold energy that openly and without any hesitation embraces and promotes an aesthetic identity through a unique artistic diversity. Being a prolific artist, a vast quantity of his paintings adopts multiple and various techniques rather than sticking to one specific style. his work has the nature of a disciplined practice that drives him as an artist beyond his own limits. Fayez has repeatedly stated that the presence of external forces motivates him to paint and believes that his paintings are created through his immersion in an unconscious ‘space of energy’, and that viewers of his artworks are also influenced, moved, driven and transported by the power of this energy. A combination of the artist’s experiences in various phases of his life, Fayez’s aesthetic world leads us to a place beyond the orthodox educational and institutional discussions, to a world that can only be reached by virtue of meditating through the body and its senses. Having created a prestigious reputation and dominated the ancient art market with his professional acumen, Fayez Barakat is presently actively captivated by his paintings. We confidently anticipate that his rich oeuvre will expand our sensorial awareness and expose us to new aesthetic levels of consciousness.


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Each of my paintings is a multifaceted mirror to the soul, mind and body. There are also facets to the senses, feelings, and memories, including fantasy and reality. The subject matter of each of the works deals with the conscious and subconscious mind of myself reflected to each viewer’s level of consciousness. The goal of my art is to transcend the viewer’s mental status to self-discovery through contemplation and meditation to achieve the understanding of one’s sanctity and acceptance of a new status of ones connection to the universe with all its splendour. Life is nothing more than a hyphen in time which requires our appreciation through the joy of beauty of the arts. Wishing the viewer a safe journey of discovery of oneself through my art.


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Fayez Barakat Prague a, 2010 Acrylic on Canvas 48 x 48 in (F.1473)


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Fayez Barakat Santa Maria a, 2010 Acrylic on Canvas 36 x 36 in (F.2070)


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Fayez Barakat Cape Town b, 2010 Acrylic on Canvas 48 x 48 in (F.2117)


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Fayez Barakat Canton b, 2010 Acrylic on Canvas 48 x 48 in (F.2118)


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Fayez Barakat Timbuktu a, 2010 Acrylic on Canvas 48 x 48 in (F.2120)


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Fayez Barakat Athens 36 M, 2010 Acrylic on Canvas 48 x 48 in (F.2244)


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Fayez Barakat La Paz a, 2010 Acrylic on Canvas 48 x 48 in (F.2310)


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Fayez Barakat Buenos Aires b, 2010 Acrylic on Canvas 36 x 36 in (F.2337)


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Fayez Barakat Lima b, 2010 Acrylic on Canvas 36 x 36 in (F.2338)


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Fayez Barakat Lahore B, 2010 Acrylic on Canvas 36 x 36 in (F.2339)


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Fayez Barakat Ho Chi Min b, 2010 Acrylic on Canvas 24 x 24 in (F.2380)


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Fayez Barakat Hobart a, 2010 Acrylic on Canvas 24 x 24 in (F.2382)


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Fayez Barakat Berlin, 2010 Acrylic on Canvas 48 x 48 in (F.2472)


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Fayez Barakat El Paso, 2010 Acrylic on Canvas 48 x 48 in (F.2526)


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Fayez Barakat Yaounde 30, 2010 Acrylic on Canvas 48 x 48 in (F.2531)


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Fayez Barakat Yangon 24, 2010 Acrylic on Canvas 48 x 48 in (F.2532)


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Fayez Barakat Samaria 55, 2010 Acrylic on Canvas 36 x 36 in (F.2704)


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Fayez Barakat Bethlehem 24, 2010 Acrylic on Canvas 36 x 36 in (F.2707)


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Fayez Barakat Jalisco 5, 2010 Acrylic on Canvas 30 x 30 in (F.2760)


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Fayez Barakat Jalisco 6, 2010 Acrylic on Canvas 30 x 30 in (F.2761)


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Fayez Barakat Colima 5, 2010 Acrylic on Canvas 30 x 30 in (F.2762)


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Fayez Barakat Michoacan 6, 2010 Acrylic on Canvas 30 x 30 in (F.2763)


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Fayez Barakat Atlanta 5+a, 2010 Oil on Canvas 19.625 x 19.625 in (F.2888)


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Fayez Barakat Avalon a, 2010 Oil on Canvas 27.5 x 27.5 in (F.2902)


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Fayez Barakat Asmara 5+a, 2010 Acrylic on Canvas 31.5 x 31.5 in (F.2906)


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Fayez Barakat Asmara 7+a, 2010 Acrylic on Canvas 31.5 x 31.5 in (F.2908)


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Fayez Barakat Cartagena 48, 2010 Acrylic on Canvas 31.5 x 31.5 in (F.2956)


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Fayez Barakat Vienna 80, 2010 Acrylic on Canvas 55.125 x 55.125 in (F.2963)


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Fayez Barakat Bethlehem 60, 2010 Acrylic on Canvas 47.25 x 47.25 in (F.3174)


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Fayez Barakat Philadelphia 90, 2010 Oil on Canvas 47.25 x 47.25 in (F.3176)


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Fayez Barakat Anaklia 60, 2010 Acrylic on Canvas 47.25 x 47.25 in (F.3178)


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Fayez Barakat Palermo 80, 2010 Acrylic on Canvas 47.25 x 47.25 in (F.3184)


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Fayez Barakat Jericho 80, 2010 Oil and Acrylic on Canvas 47.25 x 47.25 in (F.3186)


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Fayez Barakat Boston 59, 2010 Acrylic on Canvas 39.375 x 39.375 in (F.3553)


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Fayez Barakat Shanghai 77, 2010 Acrylic on Canvas 59 x 59 in (F.3605)


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Fayez Barakat Basel 90, 2010 Acrylic on Canvas 59 x 59 in (F.3610)


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Fayez Barakat Madaba 12, 2010 Oil on Canvas 23 x 23 in (F.3830)


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Fayez Barakat Geres 24 A, 2011 Mixed Media On Canvas 23.625 x 23.625 in (F.3948)


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Fayez Barakat Petra 40 C, 2011 Oil On Canvas 31.5 x 31.5 in (F.3953)


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Fayez Barakat Boston 24 C, 2011 Oil On Canvas 31.5 x 31.5 in (F.3954)


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Fayez Barakat Lake Forest 18, 2011 Acrylic on Canvas 31.5 x 31.5 in (F.3956)


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Fayez Barakat Columbus 60, 2011 Acrylic on Canvas 47.25 x 47.25 in (F.3973)


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Fayez Barakat Amsterdam 48, 2011 Acrylic on Canvas 48 x 48 in (F.4854)


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Fayez Barakat Bethlehem 2011, 2011 Acrylic on Canvas 48 x 48 in (F.4878)


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Fayez Barakat Serenade To Petra, 2011 Acrylic on Canvas 48 x 48 in (F.5655)


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Fayez Barakat Serenade To Hong Kong 45 R, 2011 Acrylic on Canvas 36 x 36 in (F.6052)


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