Painting the Middle East (Contemporary Issues in the Middle East)

Painting the Middle East (Contemporary Issues in the Middle East)

By: Ann Zwicker Kerr (author)Hardback

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Description

The watercolours in this volume are an expression of the author's affection and fascination for the Middle East, painted during her many sojourns there starting in the mid-1950s and continuing to today. They are unashamedly romantic and the antithesis of the turmoil in the region. The 89 watercolours and photographs are woven together with a brief narrative that brings the context in which they were painted or photographed to the reader. The book is divided into four areas where the author painted: Lebanon, North Africa, Egypt and the Holy Land.

About Author

Ann Zwicker Kerr is the coordinator of the Visiting Fulbright Scholar Program at University of California at Los Angeles and a frequent speaker on the Middle East. Painting the Middle East is a companion to her first book Come with Me from Lebanon, also published by Syracuse University Press.

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780815607526
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 144
  • ID: 9780815607526
  • ISBN10: 0815607520

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