The Flowering Body

by Dina Mattar

Acrylic on Canvas, 2017. $4,500 USD.

"She was like a tree always bearing fruit, so giving all the time." Umm Jalaa' was a mother who loved her homeland and her children. Umm Jalaa, you never died - the seeds you sowed are still sprouting from the land, and from your womb as well. May your soul rest in peace.