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The wealthy background and tradition of the Arab American humans is located within the passionate works of its artists. whether or not they be conventional media similar to portray and calligraphy, or extra subtle media resembling electronic paintings and install, the items signify the wonderful thing about history, the struggles of becoming up in war-torn nations, the identification conflicts of lady artists in male-dominated societies, and the problems surrounding migration to a Western tradition very various from one's own.

Many of the artists incorporated the following, even though their works look in museums and galleries in the course of the global, have by no means prior to been featured in a reference ebook. Interviews performed via the writer supply a private check out the reports and inventive tactics of those artists. Artists incorporated: *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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