'The Prophet' celebrates its 100th anniversary, as Kahlil Gibran's classical eponemous prose work gets translated to postmodern illustrations. The vastly popular prose piece has reached its centenary anniversary and its message is as relevant as ever.
Isabelle Marie Arts launches her collection of ink paintings named after the book ‘The Prophet’ illustrating the classic eponymous prose work afresh, further spreading its age-old message of hope, wisdom and inspiration into a new age. 
Each of the artworks within the series represents a new creative take on Gibran's philosophy of the impulses of the human experience. ‘The Prophet’ consists of 11 paintings, each matching 11 selected chapters of the corresponding prose piece.
Gibran, being a Lebanese-American poet and philosopher, was inspired by western as well as eastern philosophy at the time. Over the course of 100 years, his most praised prose work has been translated to over 100 languages, after first being published in Arabic in the New York of 20s. So far, it has never been out of print.
The Prophet defines a rough period for the artist while spiralling into a quest for answers along her personal journey. Helping to raise awareness for mental health problems along with the search for meaning during and after a global pandemic.
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