By Fayeq S. Oweis
The wealthy historical past and tradition of the Arab American humans is located within the passionate works of its artists. whether or not they be conventional media akin to portray and calligraphy, or extra subtle media equivalent to electronic paintings and set up, the items signify the great thing about history, the struggles of starting to be up in war-torn nations, the id conflicts of woman artists in male-dominated societies, and the problems surrounding migration to a Western tradition very diversified from one's own.
Many of the artists integrated right here, even though their works seem in museums and galleries during the international, have by no means sooner than been featured in a reference ebook. Interviews performed through the writer offer a private inspect the reports and artistic tactics of those artists. Artists integrated: *Etel Adnan *Wasma Chorbachi *Nihad Dukhan *Kahlil Gibran *Sari Khoury *Emily Jacir *Sari Khoury *Mamoun Sakkal *Mary Tuma *Madiha Umar *Afaf Zurayk
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