| Ali TALIB - Iraq.
Studied painting at the Academy of Fine Arts in Baghdad, receiving his BA in Painting in 1966.
TALIB was a founding member of the Innovationists and after moving to his birthplace, Basra, for a short time, he formed the Shadow Group; he was also a member of the New Vision Group.
He went on to study graphic design at Helwan University, Cairo, where he received his MA in 1980.
| SOLO EXHIBITIONS
2009 Karim Gallery, Amman-Jordan.
2008 Green Art Gallery, Dubai- UAE.
2007 Attasi Gallery, Damascus-Syria.
2006 Orfali Gallery, Amman-Jordan.
2004 United Nation Humans Settlements Programme, Barcelona-Espan.
2004 Glerie Concourt, The Hague –Holland.
2003 De Vrije Academie, The Hague-Holland.
2001 Riwaq Gallery, Manama-Bahrain.
1997 Arts Center, Manama- Bahrain.
1994 Gallery d'Art 50 x70, Beirut-Lebanon.
1993 Balka a Art Gallery, Amman-Jordan.
1992 Exhibition with Rafa Al-Nasiri, Shumman Foundation, Shumman Gallery, Amman-Jordan.
1988 Orfali Gallery, Baghdad-IRAQ.
1985 Riwaq Gallery, Baghdad-IRAQ.
1976 National Museum of Modern Art, Baghdad-IRAQ.
1964 TALIB held his first solo exhibition at Mubarakia Gallery, Kuwait, in 1964, while he was still a student at the Academy.
| SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS
He has also participated in biennales and triennials as well as major group shows
2010 Art in Iraq Today: Part IV, Meem Gallery, Dubai- UAE (with fellow New Vision members Dia AZZAWI and Rafa NASITI).
2010 Mirages: 17 Artists, Centro Cultural Banko do Brazil, Rio de Janeiro and-Sao Paulo-Brazil.
2009 Iraqi Artists in Exile, Station Museum of Contemporary Art, Houston, Texas-USA.
2004 Cite International des Arts Exhibition, Cite International des Arts Gallery, Paris-France.
2001 The Outside of the Inside eu-man Exhibition M-Art Gallery Vienna Austria.
The Outside of the Inside Manege Museum S.T.Petersburg Russia.
2000 participation eu-man Exhibition, Kaapelitehdas Helsinki Finland, M-Art gallery Vienna- Austria.
1997 Five Iraqi Artists, Green Art Gallery, Dubai- UAE.
1995 Second Sharjah Biennale, Sharjah-UAE.
1994 Four Iraqi Artists, Alif Gallery, Washington D.C. –USA.
1990 Seven Iraqi Artists, Shuman Gallery, Amman-Jordan.
1989 Iraqi Contemporary Art, Institute de mond Arab, Paris-France.
1988 First International Biennale, Ankara, Turkey.
1987 International Poster Exhibition, Grand Palais, Paris- France.
1986 Salon de Comparisons, Grand Palais, Paris-France.
First Baghdad International Festival of Plastic Arts, Baghdad-IRAQ.
1984 First International Cairo Biennale, Cairo-Egypt.
1979 Iraqi Contemporary Art, Modern Art Museum, Messina-Italy.
1978 Arab Art Exhibition 2, Iraqi Cultural Center Gallery, London-UK.
1976 Second Arab Biennale, Casablanca., Morocco.
Iraqi Contemporary Art, Musée d’Art Moderne, Paris-France.
1975 Third Indian Triennial, New Delhi-India.
Seventh International Painting Festival, Cagnes-sur-Mer France.
1974 Seven Iraqi Artists, National Museum of Modern Art, Baghdad-IRAQ.
First Arab Biennale, Baghdad –IRAQ.
1972 Arab Art, National Museum, Nicosia-Cyprus.
1970 Shadow Group, second exhibition, Museum of Modern Art, Baghdad-IRAQ.
1966 Innovationist Group, second exhibition Iraqi Modern Art Museum, Baghdad-IRAQ.
1965 Innovationist Group, first exhibition, Iraqi Modern Art Museum, founder member- Baghdad –IRAQ.
1964 Graphic Art Exhibition: Four Artists, AIA Gallery, Baghdad-IRAQ.