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A 'Whirring Darvish' and Orbiting Bust of Dictator at NYC's Armory Art Show

  • Carolyn Weaver

Art from the Middle East, North Africa and the Mediterranean was the regional “Focus” at this year’s Armory Art Show, New York’s oldest and largest contemporary art fair. Paintings, sculpture, video and conceptual pieces by artists with roots in Egypt, Iran, Lebanon, Syria and other Middle Eastern countries were on display and for sale. Two works with a whimsical tilt caught the eye of VOA reporter Carolyn Weaver.