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Author Boullata, Kamal, 1942-

Title Palestinian art 1850-2005 / Kamal Boullata ; preface by John Berger.

Imprint London ; Berkeley, Calif. : Saqi, c2009.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Brand Library Non-Fiction    709.5694 BOU    Available
Edition 1st ed.
Description 363 p. : ill. (chiefly col.) ; 27 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [341]-349) and index.
Contents Preface : concerning identity / John Berger -- Introduction -- From religious to secular iconography. Birth of a pictorial language 1850-1948 ; Nicola Saig (1863-1990) : Peregrination between religious and secular painting -- Memory and resistance. Artists re-member Palestine in Beirut ; The world, the self, and the body : pioneering women in Palestinian art ; 'Asim Abu Shaqra (1961-1990) : the artist's eye and the cactus tree ; Cassandra and the photography of the invisible -- Art from the ghetto. Visual expression inside a cultural ghetto ; Facing the forest : Israeli and Palestinian artists ; Border crossing and the making of Palestinian art ; Art under siege -- The evocation of place. The view from no-man's-land ; To measure Jerusalem : explorations of the square.
Subject Art, Palestinian -- 19th century.
Art, Palestinian -- 20th century.
Art, Palestinian -- 21st century.
Women artists -- Palestine -- History.
Art and society -- Palestine -- History.
ISBN 9780863566486 (pbk.)
0863566480 (pbk.)

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