Rev. Middle East Stud. volume 54, issue 1, P5-13 2020 DOI: 10.1017/rms.2020.24 View full text
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Holiday Powers

Abstract: AbstractModern Art in the Arab World is a collection of approximately 125 primary documents dealing with the debates around modernism in the Arab world dating between 1882 to 1987. This essay responds to the book from two perspectives: first, as an academic researching modernism in Morocco, and second, as a Qatar-based professor that teaches undergraduate courses about modern and contemporary Arab art. The book highlights a broadly defined and heterogeneous Arab world that extends from Morocco to the Gulf, and…

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