Imperialist propaganda or a beautiful reflection of reality?

Alluring East is focus of exhibit at Yale PHYLLIS A.S. BOROS Connecticut Post 2/8/08

“Imperialist propaganda or a beautiful reflection of reality?

“That’s the debate that continues to swirl around the Orientalist paintings that were all the rage during the 19th and early-20th centuries.

“On Thursday, The Yale Center for British Art opened a ground-breaking exhibition on this type of art, defined as paintings by Western artists of people, places and daily life in that part of the Islamic world that borders the Mediterranean.”

Posted by: Tanya

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