Signs of Our Times

Signs of Our Times : From Calligraphy to Calligraffiti

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The first publication of its kind to cover sixty years of aesthetic innovation by Arab and Iranian artists. The artists included in this book took inspiration from their own cultural sources to create an alternative, original approach to modernism. Images of artworks in a variety of different media are interspersed with essays by experts, poems, and relevant literature to enhance the understanding of the importance of words in the artworks.show more

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  • Paperback | 320 pages
  • 241.3 x 241.3mm | 367g
  • Skira - Berenice
  • United States
  • English
  • 300 COLOR ILLUSTRATIONS
  • 8857229858
  • 9788857229850

About Rose Issa

Rose Issa is a curator and writer. Juliet Cestar is a curator, writer, and photographer specializing in contemporary art from the Middle East. Dr. Venetia Porter is curator of the Islamic Collections in the department of Asia at the British Museum. Francesco Bonami is a curator, writer, and the artistic director of Fondazione Sandretto Re Rebaudengo in Turin.show more

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