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The Yale University Art Gallery is celebrating the 175th anniversary of the field of Arabic studies at Yale University, which was inaugurated in 1841 when Edward Elbridge Salisbury, B.A. 1832, became the first professor of Arabic and Sanskrit in the United States. On the occasion of this milestone anniversary, the gallery presents Modern Art from the Middle East, a selection of paintings, sculptures, and works on paper by important Middle Eastern artists rarely exhibited in the United States.
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The British architect of Iraqi decent, Zaha Hadid, stated on a TV show that she is the product of an amazing Iraqi environment and an open-minded society at the time, in reference to her Iraqi background. She said in a television program extended to a full hour presented by the BBC, “the sense of architectural output is a result of the fault-tolerant environment that existed at the time in Iraq.