• Top 100 Artist

    Diana Al Hadid , Syrian Born 1981, Brooklyn, New York.

    Diana Al-Hadid is known for a practice that spans media and scale and examines the historical frameworks and perspectives that shape our material and cultural assumptions. Al-Hadid’s sculptures, the panel works, and works on paper are built up with layers of material and history. Her rich, formal allusions across cultures and disciplines, drawing inspiration, not only from the history of distance civilizations but also from histories of the materials themselves.   In her first major public art project, Diana Al-Hadid (American, b. Aleppo, Syria 1981) combines aluminium, steel, fibreglass, concrete, polymer modified gypsum, and pigment in four sculptures installed across the Williams campus. Al-Hadid is best known for creating ghostly…