Three figures stand on pedestals, one lies curled on the floor. Of the standing men, man in center is covered in red with arms extended; on either side of him a nude man hang by wrists. Gestural marks in blacks obscure the scene, emphasizing the violence.

Abu Ghraib, 24 in x 18 in,

Acrylic and Ink on Canvas Board

Related to Kanso’s series on the Iraq War, Nabil Kanso’s works on Abu Ghraib document the torture and human rights abuses inflicted at the prison complex in Iraq.