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The New Museum Showcases Art from the Arab World : Slideshow

Wednesday, August 27, 2014

Bashar Alaeddin
Shuruq Harb, The Keeper, 2011–13

Installation with video, includes photographs, wires, clips, and street sign, dimensions variable. Installation view: Darat al Funun, Amman. Courtesy the artist.

Wilfried Petz
Wafa Hourani, Qalandia 2087, 2009

Mixed media installation in six parts, sound, 216 x 354 in (550 x 900 cm). Nadour Collection, Düsseldorf. Installation view: Haus der Kunst, Munich.

© Khaled Jarrar
Khaled Jarrar, Infiltrators, 2012 (still).

Video, color, sound; 70 min. Courtesy the artist.

Courtesy the artist and Galerie Polaris, Paris
Bouchra Khalili, Mapping Journey #7, from “The Mapping Journey Project,” 2008–11 (still).

Video, color, sound; 6 min.

Benoit Pailley
GCC (est. 2013 Dubai; live in New York, London, Kuwait City, Beirut, and Dubai), The One and Only Madinat New Museum Royal Mirage, 2014.
Benoit Pailley
GCC (est. 2013 Dubai; live in New York, London, Kuwait City, Beirut, and Dubai), The One and Only Madinat New Museum Royal Mirage, 2014.
Benoit Pailley
Bouchra Khalili (b. 1975 Casablanca, Morocco; lives in Berlin, Germany), “The Mapping Journey Project,” 2008–11.
Courtesy Ruya Foundation for Contemporary Culture in Iraq
Jamal Penjweny, “Saddam is Here,” 2010.

Chromogenic print, 23 5/8 x 31 1/2 in (60 x 80 cm).

Courtesy the artist and Kalfayan Galleries, Athens/Thessaloniki
Hrair Sarkissian, “Execution Squares,” 2008.

Archival inkjet print, 23 3/4 x 30 1/2 in (60.5 x 77.4 cm).

Courtesy the artist and Sfeir-Semler Gallery, Beirut/Hamburg
Akram Zaatari, Hashem El Madani—Palestinian resistant, Studio Shehrazade, Saïda, Lebanon, 1970– 72

From “Objects of study/The archive of Shehrazade/Hashem el Madani/Studio practices,” 2006. Gelatin silver print, 11 1/2 x 11 1/2 in (29 x 29 cm).