Critical Writing Index

Local Conditions, Western Forms: The 8th international Cairo Biennale presented an uncommon opportunity to study the intersection of Middle Eastern culture and contemporary art - Exhibition, Egypt

by Marilu Knode

Art in America, Jan. 2002, v. 90, no. 1, pp. 51-55

This article discusses the struggle of the Egyptian art world over modernism which is witnessed through the work of younger artists that are producing works with a strong visual vocabulary that are both culturally and politically unique at the same time open to the global cultural discourse.

ITEM 2002.129 – available for viewing in the Research Centre

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