Oded Halahmy (born in Baghdad, 1938) is a Babylonian Jew whose family fled Iraq in 1950, settling in Jaffa, Israel.

He studied at Saint Martin’s School of Art in London, UK, from 1966-1968 alongside artists such as Gilbert and George.

He taught at Ontario College of Art and has lived in New York since 1970, the home of his own Pomegranate Gallery in Greene Street, New York.

His dynamic mainly bronze and metal sculptures are held in many major collections. Page one of Banipal 72 – Iraqi Jewish Writers comprises a full-page image of his aluminum sculpture, Noble Exile (2008), which sympolises his home country of Iraq.

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Banipal 72 - Iraqi Jewish Writers (Autumn-Winter 2021)