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Title Unveiled : new art from the Middle East / foreword, Lisa Farjam
Published London : Booth-Clibborn, 2009

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Description 1 volume (unpaged) : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 32 cm
Contents Diana Al-Hadid -- Halim Al-Karim -- Ahmed Alsoudani -- Nadia Ayari -- Kader Attia -- Ali Banisadr -- Shirin Fakhim -- Shadi Ghadirian -- Barbad Golshiri -- Ramin Haerizadeh -- Rokni Haerizadeh -- Khaled Hafez -- Wafa Hourani -- Hayv Kahraman -- Jeffar Khaldi -- Laleh Khorramian -- Farsad Labbauf -- Tala Madani -- Ahmad Morshedloo -- Sara Rahbar -- Marwan Rechmaoui
Summary "This book includes over 80 paintings, sculptures and installations from the Middle East representing a vibrant art scene that will challenge people's assumptions about the region." "The works, gathered over the last four years, touch on sensitive topics. They depict the horror of conflicts past and present, explore suppressed sexuality and examine a woman's place in the Muslim world." "The 19 artists in Unveiled: New Art from the Middle East, are from Iran, Iraq, Syria, Ramallah and beyond. Some still live in their native countries while others have emigrated to the West. Amongst the artists are works by: Diana Al-Hadid, Ahmed Alsoudani, Nadia Ayari, Ramin and Rokni Haerizadeh, Barbad Golshiri and Shadi Ghadirian." --Book Jacket
Notes Forward "Look again" by Lisa Farjam
Published on the occasion of the exhibition Unveiled, new art from the Middle East, held at the Saatchi Gallery, London, January 30th - May 9th, 2009
Text in English and Arabic
Subject Al-Hadid, Diana, 1981-
Al-Karim, Halim, 1963-
Alsoudani, Ahmed, 1975-
Attia, Kader, 1970-
Ayari, Nadia., 1981-
Ghadirian, Shadi, 1974-
Ayari, Nadia.
Ghadirian, Shadi.
Haerizadeh, Ramin, 1975-
Hafez, Khaled, 1963-
Hourani, Wafa, 1979-
Art, Middle Eastern -- 21st century -- Exhibitions.
Genre/Form Exhibition catalogs.
Author Farjam, Lisa.
Saatchi Gallery.
LC no. 2009504128
ISBN 9781861543134
Other Titles Bidūn niqāb : fann-i jadīd min al-Sharq al-Awsaṭ