Etel Adnan b.1925 is a Lebanese-American poet, essayist and visual artist. This will be the first book to present a full account of Adnans fascinating life and work, using the drama of her biography, the complexity of her identity, and the cosmopolitan nature of her experience to illuminate the many layers and dimensions of her paintings and their progress over several crucial decades. Tackling the complexities of her subject with skill and insight, Kaelen Wilson-Goldie unpacks Adnans multi-layered career to capture the full scope of her artistic endeavours and impressive achievements.
Kaelen Wilson-Goldie is a contributing editor for
Bidoun and writes regularly for
Frieze. She has travelled extensively in the Middle East and North Africa to cover the relationship between contemporary art and political upheaval, writing for newspapers, magazines, journals and books.