Testimonial — Shafic Abboud : Archives d’un peintre, archives d’un père, une expérience à la croisée des mémoires et des documents
Inheriting an artist's collection and archive is an extraordinary adventure, which reshapes one's own history. But how should one manage, (re-)organize and archive works and documents, when one is neither an art historian nor an archivist?" It is in these words that Christine Abboud, daughter of the painter Shafic Abboud (1926-2004), describes the challenges of archival work and the desire not to betray the work and life of her father.
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Shafic Abboud à Mhaïty, Liban, 1969. Succession Shafic Abboud. Photo de Sami Karkabi.