The story of the formation and development of modern art in the Arab world. This exhibition catalogue will present the collection’s highlights to expose new audiences to modern art from the Arab world. It will accompany the first long-term installation in the museum’s galleries, and will present works in thematic, chronological and regional context. It includes 4 essays on: Modern art in the Arab world, The collection, The museum in context, A brief history of the museum. A selected bibliography, a glossary and the Artists bios complete the catalogue. 194 works by 85 artists organized according to the exhibition’s themes, with introductory text for each section.