Mouneer Al-Shaarani
(You shall Know them by their fruits) من ثمارهم تعرفونهم
2015
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70 x 70
Mouneer Al-Shaarani
(Out of the heart abundance, the tongue speaks) من فضلة القلب يتكلم اللسان
2015
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70 x 50
Mouneer Al-Shaarani
(No thing equals home) لا شيء يعدل الوطن
2015
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60 x 30
Mouneer Al-Shaarani
(People are but those lovers those of passion) وما الناس الا العاشقون ذوو الهوى
2015
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70 x 70
Mouneer Al-Shaarani
(And thou on an exalted standard of character) وانك لعلى خلق عظيم
2105
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70 x 70
Mouneer Al-Shaarani
(inasmuch as the (caliber) men of will are, resolutions are) على قدر اهل العزم تأتي العزائم
2015
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Mouneer Al-Shaarani
(The wider the vision, the narrower the phrase) كلما اتسعت الرؤيا ضاقت العبارة
2015
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Mouneer Al-Shaarani
(No thing equals home) لا شيء يعدل الوطن
2015
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70 x 50
Mouneer Al-Shaarani
في الشام مراة روحي (There in Al-Shaam dwells the mirror of my soul)
2015
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70 x 50
Mouneer Al-Shaarani
(Be gracious, generous, eloquent and discreet) كن كيسا و كريما و كليما و كتوما
2015
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Mouneer Al-Shaarani
(I believe in the faith of love) ادين بدين الحب
2015
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Mouneer Al-Shaarani
(The path to the heights are not hidden) ما طرق المعالي خفية
2015
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50 x 70
Mouneer Al-Shaarani
(All knowledge that dose not vary cannot be counted on ) كل معرفة لا تتنوع لا يعول عليها
2015
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50 x 70
Mouneer Al-Shaarani
(Come clear, Oh long night) الا ايها الليل الطويل الا انجل
2015
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50 x 35
Mouneer Al-Shaarani
(It's as thought, since you left me, I am absent ) كانني مذ غبت عني غائب
2015
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50 x 35
Mouneer Al-Shaarani
الغني عن الشيء لا به (Riches are from thing not for them )
2015
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50 x 35
Mouneer Al-Shaarani
(There is no god but Allah, Mohamed is the God's prophet ) لا اله الا الله محمد رسول الله
2015
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30 x 70
Mouneer Al-Shaarani
(He who lacks reason lacks religion) لادين لمن لا عقل له
2015
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40 x 30
Mouneer Al-Shaarani
(There is no god but Allah, Mohamed is the God's prophet ) لا اله الا الله محمد رسول الله
2015
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30 x 27
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Bio

Mouneer was born in Syria in 1952. He graduated from the Faculty of Fine Arts at Damascus University with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in 1977. He studied under the guidance of Badawi Al-Dirany, one of Syria’s greatest calligraphers. Mouneer went on to become not only a referential calligrapher in his own right, he is also a designer and a published author. Mouneer lives and works in Cairo, Egypt.

While Arabic calligraphy is a generally stagnant art form, Mouneer has defied this convention, while gaining international acclaim, by designing several custom typefaces that were used on his book covers and personal work. 

Mouneer has participated in several noteworthy group exhibitions, such as:

Word into Art, British Museum, London, U.K. (2006)
Freedom and Innovation, Casa Arabe, Madrid, Italy and Cordoba, Spain (2011)
Artists from Today’s Syria, co-curator, Mashrabia Gallery, Cairo, Egypt (2012) 
Art Syria, Meem Gallery, Dubai, U.A.E. (2013)

Mouneer has also held the following solo exhibitions:

  • Cairo Atelier, Cairo, Egypt (1987, 1990, 1992, 1993 and 1999)
  • French Cultural Center, Cairo, Egypt (1992)
  • Dar Al-Funoun, Tunis, Tunisia (1992)
  • Al-Sayid Gallery, Damascus, Syria (1995)
  • Cairo-Berlin Gallery, Cairo, Egypt (1998)
  • Museum Rietberg, Zurich, Switzerland (1998)
  • Green Art Gallery, Dubai, U.A.E. (2004)
  • St John’s College, Oxford, U.K. (2005)
  • Art Space Gallery, Dubai, U.A.E. (2006)
  • Dar Al-Anda Art Gallery, Amman, Jordan (2007)
  • Ayyam Gallery, Damascus, Syria (2008)