Art in Iraq today

Art in Iraq today
Library Shelf Location 15.IQFA
Publication Date 2011
Description "As an outgrowth of Meem Gallery's Art in Iraq Today exhibition series (2010-11) ... this publication brings together a group of Iraqi artists with varying working methodologies, who are united in their experience of exile"-- prelims. Includes bibliographical references. English and Arabic. Contents Art in Iraq today / Jabra I. Jabra -- Absence and presence in the work of three Iraqi artists: Modhir Ahmed, Nedim Kufi and Hanaa Malallah / May Muzaffar -- Painters of critical moments: Ghassan Ghaib, Kareem Risan and Nazar Yahya / Farouk Yousif -- In lieu of the sublime: Himat M. Ali, Amar Dawod and Delair Shaker / Nada M. Shabout -- Reconfiguring identity in modern Iraqi art: Dia Al-Azzawi, Rafa Al-Nasiri and Ali Talib / Samar Faruqi -- The conceptual displacement of place: Ali Jabbar, Halim Al-Karim and Mahmoud Obaidi / Georges H. Rabbath -- Art as a "psychological outlet": expatriation and the work of contemporary Iraqi artists / Samar Faruqi -- Modhir Ahmed -- Himat M. Ali -- Dia Al-Azzawi -- Ahmed Al-Bahrani -- Amar Dawod -- Ghassan Ghaib -- Ali Jabbar -- Halim Al-Karim -- Nedim Kufi -- Hanaa Malallah -- Rafa Al-Nasiri -- Mahmoud Obaidi -- Kareem Risan -- Delair Shaker -- Ali Talib -- Nazar Yahya.
ISBN 9788857211572
Quantity 1
Pages 416 p. : ill. (chiefly col.) ; 28 cm.
Editor Samar Faruqi
Format Hardback
Publisher Skira Editore
Category Art from a specific country
Keyword Arab
Related Gallery Meem Gallery, Dubai
Related Curators/Producers Charles Pocock, Dia al-Azzawi
Languages Arabic, English

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