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Christiane Gruber

CHRISTIANE GRUBER is Associate Professor of Islamic Art at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. She has written extensively about pre-modern Islamic book arts and modern Islamic visual and material culture. In 2014 she curated the exhibition "Creative Dissent: The Arts of the Arab World Uprisings." Her publications can be accessed here.

Nefertiti in a Gas Mask

In September 2012, the Egyptian street artist El Zeft pasted the stenciled image of a battle-ready Nefertiti onto a long concrete wall stretching across Muhammad Mahmud Street, the famous mural art corridor leading to Tahrir Square.


The Brooklyn Rail

JUL-AUG 2020

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