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Title: Saudi Arabian painting : the problem of rapid modernization in Saudi Arabia and its effect upon contemporary art
Author: Fadag, Effat Abdullah Mohammed
ISNI:       0000 0004 2687 7978
Awarding Body: University College for the Creative Arts/University of Kent
Current Institution: University for the Creative Arts
Date of Award: 2006
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There is virtually no existing theory specific to an aesthetic context for Saudi Arabian art. This reveals the problem inherent in reading and positioning this work in the light of the artists and critics identification as authentic product of the Saudi Arabian Kingdom. The Thesis reconsiders the position of art in Saudi Arabia, positing the work's hybridity as yet not recognized in Saudi Arabia as one of the most significant challenges for contemporary Saudi Arabian artists. The Thesis questions the authenticity that defines this work, according to the Saudi Arabian perspective. Developing an alternative perspective, the Tesis aims to define and understand the hybridity of Saudi Arabian painting.
Supervisor: Not available Sponsor: Not available
Qualification Name: Thesis (Ph.D.) Qualification Level: Doctoral
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Keywords: ND Painting