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British Museum acquires new Middle Eastern photography with help of Art Fund

The British Museum has acquired photographs by nine artists from across the Middle East with support from Art Fund. This new acquisition takes the British Museum?s Middle East art collection in new directions capturing moments in time and engaging with recent and current histories. Syrian artist Jaber Al Azmeh (b. 1973), in his series Resurrection, invited his sitters to turn the Syrian government newspaper al-Baath upside down and make comments on it.
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