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Kurdish female fighters of the Kurdish People’s Protection Units (YPG) hold their weapons at a military training camp in Malikiya, Hassaka province, Syria, on December 9, 2013. (Reuters/Rodi Said)


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‘The Procession (Al Masirra)’ by Etienne Dinet. (Sotheby’s)


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,...