Art Dubai Modern Turns the Tables on Gender Stereotyping in the Middle East

Danna Lorch, Artslant, March 16, 2016

While the West is quick to slap a “suppressed” sticker on Middle Eastern women as a group, fixating on veiling as a sure-fire indicator of backwardness and victimization, the reality is that when it comes to influential women in the visual arts, the Middle East is moving towards equality much more rapidly than the West. 


Danna Lorch discusses, amongst others, Maliheh Afnan and Larissa Sansour.


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