Monthly Archives: May 2013

Saloua Raouda Choucair, Self Portrait 1943, © Saloua Raouda Choucair Foundation. Image: Tate Modern
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Saloua Choucair at the Tate Modern: 90 years of a Lebanese abstract pioneer

A lot has changed in 90 years – even in abstract art, as the Tate Modern’s Saloua Raouda Choucair retrospective shows. A visit to Cairo in the 1940s inspired Choucair (born 1916) to draw on the abstract patterns in Islamic

Saloua Raouda Choucair, Self Portrait 1943, © Saloua Raouda Choucair Foundation. Image: Tate Modern
/ Art

Saloua Choucair at the Tate Modern: 90 years of a Lebanese abstract pioneer

A lot has changed in 90 years – even in abstract art, as the Tate Modern’s Saloua Raouda Choucair retrospective shows. A visit to Cairo in the 1940s inspired Choucair (born 1916) to draw on the abstract patterns in Islamic