'Here And Elsewhere' Brings Contemporary Art From The Arab World To New York

August 13, 2014 1:17 PM

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'Here And Elsewhere' Brings Contemporary Art From The Arab World To New York

A family of tourists pose in front of a monument, gazing into the camera as one unit. A block of white-washed apartments rise up behind a smattering of palm trees. A child lounges on a grassy knoll, paying no attention to the lens pointed at him. These scenes are familiar enough, and seem to cross cultural barriers. They belong to no country or nation in particular, and have probably been enacted in almost every region across the world.

Then you see a bell bottom-clad youth making a peace sign with one hand, holding a rifle in the other. A painted woman brandishing a firearm appears on the cover of an unrecognizable publication. A group of what appears to be protesters flock together with a guitar and a megaphone in hand, fire blaz...

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