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Exhibition: “Imperfect Chronology: Debating Modernism II,” Whitechapel Gallery

Date: Dec 15, 2015 - Apr 17, 2016

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Debating Modernism II focuses on figurative works of art in the Barjeel Art Collection produced between 1968 and 1987. This second display starts with an ink and pencil drawing Erotic Composition (1967-70), by Lebanese artist Huguette Caland which is a study for the abstract, sensual paintings of the body that she created later on in her career.n The Three Palestinian Boys (1970) by Marwan Kassab Bachi, the unique perspective shows only two of the three boys in full in the painting, suggesting the third has met a tragic fate.

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