Tadmor's Ghosts: Postscript on Syrian Art


Journal Article (Review)

Copyright © Middle East Studies Association of North America, Inc. 2013. The situation in Syria has continued to deteriorate. The government has increased its aggression against the people, and outside elements with unclear motives have joined the opposition. On 21 August, the people of Ghuta suffered a chemical attack, and over a thousand died dreadful deaths. Despite his assertion in a cocky interview with Charlie Rose that he has not deployed his chemical arsenal, Bashar Al Assad is now apparently cooperating with the UN investigating team. Meanwhile, artists continue to respond to the violence with images, cartoons and films.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Cooke, M

Published Date

  • January 1, 2013

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 47 / 2

Start / End Page

  • 166 - 168

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 2151-3481

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1017/S2151348100058055

Citation Source

  • Scopus