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Resistance, Perseverance and Hope

Resistance, Perseverance and Hope

London, Asharq Al-Awsat—In 2011, award-winning Canadian photographer and filmmaker Afzal Huda was commissioned to take photographs of Palestine’s separation wall for a book entitled, Love Wins: Palestinian Perseverance Behind Walls. [inset_left] Love Wins: Palestinian...
Houria Niati: Identity Search

Houria Niati: Identity Search

London, Asharq Al-Awsat—It takes time to recover from the indignities of colonialism, to exploit its positive aspects, let go of memories of its deleterious side—or not—and blend this shifting cavalcade with celebration of one’s indigenous culture. In the case of...
Ibrahim El-Salahi: A Visionary Modernist

Ibrahim El-Salahi: A Visionary Modernist

London, Asharq Al-Awsat—This summer, the Tate Modern has broken new ground by giving a number of Arab, Islamic and African artists solo exhibitions in one of London’s most prestigious contemporary art spaces. One of the most eagerly anticipated exhibitions belongs to...
Orientalism Unveiled

Orientalism Unveiled

London, Asharq Al-Awsat—Another season of Orientalist auctions is upon us. A recent sale at Sotheby’s brought in GBP 6,339,500 (USD 9,679,149), well in excess of the pre-sale estimate. Commenting on the results, Claude Piening, Sotheby’s head of Orientalist Painting,...