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Spring 2019 Middle Eastern Titles

Our Spring 2019 titles with a Middle Eastern focus include Skira's "Visions from Abroad," presenting historical and contemporary representations of "Arabia;" a fascinating book on knotted carpets from the Islamic world, drawn from the world-renowned Museum of Islamic Art in Berlin; a monograph collecting John Cohen's photographs of Morocco, made during the summer of 1955; and a monograph on a trilogy of Shirin Neshat's video work.

Visions from Abroad
Edited by Mona Khazindar.

Arabia, with its holy cities in Hejaz and its Bedouin-populated deserts, holds a special place in the Western imaginary. Visions from Abroad explores this fantasy, presenting Saudi Arabia as it was seen by visitors born >>more

Skira
ISBN 9788857239460
US $80.00 CAN $110.00 TRADE
Hbk, 9.5 x 12 in. / 300 pgs / 200 color / 100 b&w.
Pub Date: 04/23/2019 Awaiting stock


Knots: Art & History
Edited by Anna Baselin.

The Museum of Islamic Art in Berlin boasts one of the oldest collections of Islamic Art in Europe, and an incomparable collection of some 500 knotted carpets from the Islamic world. Knots: Art & History >>more

Skira
ISBN 9788857239125
US $45.00 CAN $62.00 TRADE
Hbk, 8.5 x 11.75 in. / 224 pgs / 155 color.
Pub Date: 02/19/2019 In stock


John Cohen: Morocco
Text by John Cohen.

In the summer of 1955 a relatively naive and uninformed John Cohen (born 1932) crossed the straits of Gibraltar. He arrived in Tangier with a handwritten note in Arabic; the man who had composed it >>more

Steidl
ISBN 9783958295551
US $85.00 CAN $115.00 TRADE
Clth, 9 x 9 in. / 180 pgs / 10 color / 90 b&w.
Pub Date: 06/18/2019 Awaiting stock


Shirin Neshat: Dreamers Trilogy
Edited by Thomas Häusle. Text by Gerald Matt.

New York–based Iranian artist Shirin Neshat (born 1957) has continually addressed the social and political climate in her native country, particularly the status of women. Dreamers Trilogy documents three such video works from her current >>more

Verlag für moderne Kunst
ISBN 9783903228894
US $35.00 CAN $49.95 FLAT40
Hbk, 8.25 x 9.75 in. / 140 pgs / 89 b&w.
Pub Date: 02/19/2019 In stock


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