Women and Art in the Middle East by Jamileh Kharrazi

Life through Art

The Middle East through the Eyes of Women

Art has pushed boundaries since the caveman first finger painted on cave walls. As society developed and so did art. Said Jamileh Kharrazi. Realism began to show people the naked truths of what happened behind clothes doors. Today art does not only stand for paintings but for anything creatively made. From films to writing, art is about telling your truths.

Through art, Middle Eastern women challenge male dominated society. Elements like religion to social issues challenge the social norms of the Middle East. With each piece of art breaking down the stigmas carried by Muslim women to this day. 

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