Modern Art in the Arab World: Primary Documents


  • Golnar Yarmohammad Touski



Primary Documents, Middle East, Art, Arab World, Contemporary,


Book Review: Anneka Lenssen, Sarah A. Rogers, and Nada M. Shabout. Modern Art in the Arab World: Primary Documents. New York: The Museum of Modern Art, in association with Duke University Press, 2018. 464 pp.; 49 ills.; 51 b/w ills. Paperback, $40 (1633450384, 9781633450387)

Author Biography

Golnar Yarmohammad Touski

Golnar Yarmohammad Touski is a doctoral student researching Iranian and Middle Eastern contemporary art at University of Pittsburgh’s department of History of Art and Architecture. As an artist, she studied painting and sculpture at University of Art (Daneshgah-e-Honar) in Tehran, Iran. Her research interests include postcolonial theory, modernism studies, uneven and combined development, relational aesthetics, mobility, borders, and geopolitics.




How to Cite

Yarmohammad Touski, G. (2018). Modern Art in the Arab World: Primary Documents. Contemporaneity: Historical Presence in Visual Culture, 7, 110–112.