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Guide to the Salwa Mikdadi Papers AD.MC.022

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New York University Abu Dhabi Library

Collection processed by Brad Bauer, Robert Gordon, Muhammad Shehryar Hamid

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Creator: Mikdadi, Salwa
Title: Salwa Mikdadi Papers
Dates [inclusive]: 1960-2019
Dates [bulk]: 1989-2009
Abstract: The Salwa Mikdadi papers consist of correspondence, biographical documents, photographs, and audio- and video-recordings, documenting the lives and works of modern Arab artists in the Middle East and in the diaspora, as well as materials that document museum exhibitions of the works of Arab artists in the United States, Europe, the Middle East, and North Africa. Much of the materials originated from the activities of Mikdadi, an art historian and curator, as well as the non-profit organization that she founded, the International Council on Women Artists, whose aim was to promote and make more widely accessible the works of modern Arab artists.
Quantity: 20.5 Linear Feet in 49 boxes.
Call Phrase: AD.MC.022