Modern Arab art

formation of Arab aesthetics by Nada M. Shabout

Publisher: University Press of Florida in Gainesville

Written in English
Published: Downloads: 54
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Subjects:

  • Art, Arab -- 20th century,
  • Art, Arab -- 21st century,
  • Aesthetics, Arab

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementNada M. Shabout.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsN7265.3 .S53 2007
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17901771M
ISBN 109780813031507
LC Control Number2007016409

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