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Middle Eastern Studies

Resources and content of interest for researchers and students of Middle Eastern Studies

Sample Books from the Catalog

Art History in the Middle East


Khamseen: Islamic Art History Online is a free and open-access online platform of digital resources to aid the teaching of Islamic art, architecture, and visual culture. It is sponsored by the Digital Islamic Studies Curriculum (DISC) at the University of Michigan through the support of The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. In its initial stage, the platform provides original multimedia content developed by scholars from across the field of Islamic art, which is intended to aid educators in the creation of an interactive learning environment and to contribute to new ways of teaching in general, bringing new voices, perspectives, and materials into our classrooms.

Modern Middle East Artists

Art Museums, Galleries and Events

Today, art in the middle east is centered in Qatar.


Inside the Middle East Contemporary Arab Art Scene: This short documentary focuses on Dia Azzawi, and his vision for modern art in the Middle East today.

Marketplace Middle East Art Business: This short documentary focuses on the business of Art in the Middle East today.

Paradise Found: Islamic Art, India and the Middle East: Documentary on Middle Eastern Art

Art by Country


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