Rev. Middle East Stud. volume 54, issue 1, P14-24 2020 DOI: 10.1017/rms.2020.5 View full text
Hala Auji

Abstract: AbstractThis essay considers the contribution of Anneka Lenssen, Sarah Rogers, and Nada Shabout's Modern Art in the Arab World: Primary Documents to global art history. In particular, the essay addresses the archival turn, the challenges of language and translations in the publication of primary sources, and the continued need to challenge Eurocentric views of and approaches to global modernism. This includes considering how Modern Art and the Arab World's contributions aim to upend Western preconceptions abou…

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