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Modernism on the Nile : art in Egypt between the Islamic and the contemporary

Author: Alex Dika Seggerman
Publisher: Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, [2019]
Series: Islamic civilization & Muslim networks.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Analyzing the modernist art movement that arose in Cairo and Alexandria from the late nineteenth century through the 1960s, Alex Dika Seggerman reveals how the visual arts were part of a multifaceted transnational modernism. While the work of diverse, major Egyptian artists during this era may have appeared to be secular, she argues, it reflected the subtle but essential inflection of Islam, as a faith, history, and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Seggerman, Alex Dika.
Modernism on the Nile.
Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, [2019]
(DLC) 2019008133
(OCoLC)1089261127
Material Type: Document, Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Alex Dika Seggerman
ISBN: 9781469653068 1469653060
OCLC Number: 1112152834
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Future publics : the transnational origins of Egyptian modernism --
Mahmoud Mukhtar's pharaonic classicism and pedagogical nationalism --
Lawyerly luxury of easel painting : Mahmoud Said --
The beauty of uncertainty : Abdel Hadi el-Gazzar and the "return" of religion in art --
Potent flows : the fellaha and water jug.
Series Title: Islamic civilization & Muslim networks.
Responsibility: Alex Dika Seggerman.

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Analyzing the modernist art movement that arose in Cairo and Alexandria from the late nineteenth century to the 1960s, Alex Dika Seggerman reveals how the visual arts were part of a multifaceted  Read more...

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