By Fayeq S. Oweis
The wealthy heritage and tradition of the Arab American humans is located within the passionate works of its artists. whether or not they be conventional media akin to portray and calligraphy, or extra refined media corresponding to electronic paintings and deploy, the items symbolize the wonderful thing about history, the struggles of transforming into up in war-torn nations, the identification conflicts of woman artists in male-dominated societies, and the problems surrounding migration to a Western tradition very diverse from one's own.
Many of the artists integrated right here, although their works look in museums and galleries during the global, have by no means prior to been featured in a reference booklet. Interviews carried out by means of the writer supply a private look at the stories and artistic procedures of those artists. Artists integrated: *Etel Adnan *Wasma Chorbachi *Nihad Dukhan *Kahlil Gibran *Sari Khoury *Emily Jacir *Sari Khoury *Mamoun Sakkal *Mary Tuma *Madiha Umar *Afaf Zurayk
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Encyclopedia of Arab American Artists (Artists of the American Mosaic) by Fayeq S. Oweis