Path to peace: 12 women photographers in “I AM” at Jordan National Gallery of Fine Arts, Amman


Female photographers participating in multidisciplinary exhibition “I AM” seek to transcend stereotypes.

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“African Art Against the State”: advocacy and agency from prehistory to the present


Williams College Museum of Art presents an exhibition which explores the various ways in which African art has highlighted the continent’s history of activism, resistance.

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Lalla Essaydi: ‘Crossing Boundaries, Bridging Cultures’ – book review


Moroccan artist Lalla Essaydi’s new monograph examines the emancipation of Arab women through a voyeuristic tradition.

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LACMA’s ground-breaking “Islamic Art Now” – in pictures


LACMA’s first show of their contemporary Middle Eastern art collection charts the expanding perametres of Islamic art.

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Turkey’s art market highlight of the year: Contemporary Istanbul 2014


Art Radar brings you the highlights from the recent Contemporary Istanbul. The 9th edition of the fair brought 108 galleries both local and from abroad and 520 artists from over 23 countries.

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Refuting Orientalism: Lalla Essaydi at Baku Museum of Modern Art – picture feast


New York-based Moroccan artist Lalla Essaydi’s solo exhibition at the Baku Museum of Art in Azerbaijan features works from the artist’s various series, including Converging Territories (2002-2004), Les Femmes du Maroc (2005-2008), Harem (2009) and Bullets (2009).

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“She who tells a story”: Arab women artists in Boston


Women photographers from Iran and the Arab World who challenge stereotypes of how women are perceived and represented are the subject of MFA Boston’s “She Who Tells a Story: Women Photographers from Iran and the Arab World”, running until January 2014.

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Drawing attention: Female artists across Asia on International Women’s Day 2013


With art events taking place across Asia to mark International Women’s Day 2013, female Asian artists are becoming increasingly visible both in the region and beyond.

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