Fall 2017 Latin-American Titles

The ARTBOOK | D.A.P. staff selection of the best books on Middle-Eastern art, Fall 2017.

Latif Al Ani
Text by Morad Montazami.

Known as the “father of Iraqi photography,” Latif al Ani (born 1932) was the first photographer to capture cosmopolitan life in 1950s–70s Iraq, and his black-and-white images constitute a unique visual account of the country >>more

Hatje Cantz
ISBN 9783775742702
US $60.00 CAN $78.00 TRADE
Hbk, 11.5 x 10 in. / 200 pgs / 200 color.
Pub Date: 09/26/2017
In stock

Qajar Women
Edited with text by Mounia Chekhab-Abudaya, Nur Sobers-Khan. Text by Amélie Couvrat-Desvergnes, Stefan Masarovic.

Qajar Women explores the varied images of women in 19th-century Iran through artworks belonging to the permanent collection of the Museum of Islamic Art in Doha.

Essays by international experts trace changes in the ideals of >>more

Silvana Editoriale
ISBN 9788836635252
US $50.00 CAN $65.00 TRADE
Pbk, 9.5 x 11.25 in. / 184 pgs / 153 color.
Pub Date: 09/26/2017
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Imperial Threads: Motifs and Artisans from Turkey, Iran and India
Text by Mounia Chekhab-Abudaya, William Greenwood, Leslee Michelsen, Julia Tugwell.

Imperial Threads brings a new perspective to Islamic art by exploring the connection between four major dynasties—the Ottoman (1299–1923), Timurid (1370–1507), Safavid (1501–1736) and Mughal (1526–1857) empires—that mark the start of the early modern period.

(Due >>more

Silvana Editoriale
ISBN 9788836636174
US $55.00 CAN $70.00 TRADE
Hbk, 9.25 x 12 in. / 200 pgs / 150 color.
Pub Date: 09/26/2017
In stock

Mahmoud Obaidi: In Conversation with Hans Ulrich Obrist
Edited with text by Hans Ulrich Obrist. Foreword by Sheikha Al Mayassa bint Hamad bin Khalifa Al Thani. Preface by Dia al-Azzawi.

The career of Iraqi artist Mahmoud Obaidi (born 1966) has been marked by conflict and exile. Fragments assembles his politically charged art alongside a conversation with Hans Ulrich Obrist.


Silvana Editoriale
ISBN 9788836635122
US $50.00 CAN $65.00 FLAT40
Clth, 8.25 x 11.25 in. / 224 pgs / 180 color.
Pub Date: 09/26/2017
In stock
Wael Shawky: Crusades and Other Stories
Edited by Abdellah Karroum, Laura Barlow. Text by Boris Groys, Carolyn Christov-Bakargiev.

Egyptian artist Wael Shawky (born 1971) creates videos, drawings and performance art that explore the construction of history; his films reprise well-known (and sometimes disputed) tales. This catalog gathers his series Cabaret Crusades and >>more

Silvana Editoriale
ISBN 9788836632893
US $55.00 CAN $70.00 FLAT40
Hbk, 8.75 x 10.75 in. / 208 pgs / 200 color.
Pub Date: 09/26/2017
In stock


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