Contemporary Art In The Middle East

From the streets of Beirut to conversations with artists from Iran, Iraq and Egypt, Hassan Arouni looks at art inspired by very different influences.

Among the artists Hassan meets are Iranian sculptor Parviz Tanavoli, Iraqi painter Dia Azzawi and young Lebanese conceptual artists Ziad Abillama and Walid Sadek.

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From the streets of Beirut to conversations with artists from Iran, Iraq and Egypt, Hassan Arouni looks at art inspired by very different influences.

Among the artists Hassan meets are Iranian sculptor Parviz Tanavoli, Iraqi painter Dia Azzawi and young Lebanese conceptual artists Ziad Abillama and Walid Sadek.

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Hassan Arouni explores the wealth and diversity of art in the region, and how it has been inspired by very different influences.

Among the artists Hassan meets are the Iranian sculptor Parviz Tanavoli, the Iraqi painter Dia Azzawi and young Lebanese conceptual artists Ziad Abillama and Walid Sadek.