Lecture - "Representations of the Body: The Female Nude in Egyptian Modern Art 1939–1963" (York, 11 June 2018)

"Representations of the Body: The Female Nude in Egyptian Modern Art 1939–1963”
with Amina Diab (PhD research student, History of Art, University of York)
on Monday 11th June 2018
from 6:30pm – 7:30pm
at The Treehouse, Berrick Saul Building, University of York, Heslington, YO10 5DD, UK.
Explore the Egyptian mod

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