Contemporary Art from the Middle East

Regional Interactions with Global Art Discourses
by Hamid Keshmirshekan
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Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

Publication Date: March 06, 2019

ISBN: 9780857738462

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This timely book tackles ongoing questions about how 'local' perspectives on contemporary art from the Middle East are defined and how these perspectives intersect with global art discourses. Leading figures from the Middle Eastern art world, western art historians, art theorists and museum curators discuss the historical and cultural circumstances which have shaped contemporary art from the Middle East, reflecting on recent exhibitions and curatorial projects. Drawing on their unique expertise, the book's contributors offer completely new perspectives on the most recent cultural, intellectual and socio-political developments of contemporary art from the Middle East.