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Written Images: Contemporary Calligraphy from the Middle East
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Add to Calendar 10-11-2011 03-12-2011 15 Written Images: Contemporary Calligraphy from the Middle East Written Images explores the role of traditional Islamic calligraphy and symbols in the contemporary Middle Eastern consciousness. For the artists in this exhibit, writing is more than the legible word; they use it as a pictorial, formal element to reference many issues - religious, social, political and personal. All of the artists have achieved international recognition but are still gaining recognition in the United States. Some quick facts: NUMBER OF ARTISTS IN THE EXHIBIT: 13 (11 men, 2 women) NUMBER OF ARTISTS MAKING THEIR DEBUT IN NEW YORK AND THE UNITED STATES: 6 NUMBER OF COUNTRIES REPRESENTED - 10 Algeria Egypt Iran Iraq Lebanon Morocco Qatar Saudi Arabia Syria Tunisia http://www.cityguideny.com/eventinfo.cfm?id=97081 Sundaram Tagore Gallery true DD/MM/YYYY

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Date: 11/10/11 through 12/03/11
Hours: 10am - 6pm
Ages: all
Price: free
Address: 547 West 27th Street - 212-677-4520

Description: Written Images explores the role of traditional Islamic calligraphy and symbols in the contemporary Middle Eastern consciousness. For the artists in this exhibit, writing is more than the legible word; they use it as a pictorial, formal element to reference many issues - religious, social, political and personal.

All of the artists have achieved international recognition but are still gaining recognition in the United States.

Some quick facts:

NUMBER OF ARTISTS IN THE EXHIBIT: 13 (11 men, 2 women)

NUMBER OF ARTISTS MAKING THEIR DEBUT IN NEW YORK AND THE UNITED STATES: 6

NUMBER OF COUNTRIES REPRESENTED - 10 Algeria Egypt Iran Iraq Lebanon Morocco Qatar Saudi Arabia Syria Tunisia

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