Women Artists from the Middle East

From Etel Adnan to Diana Al-Hadid, female-identifying artists from the Middle East and North Africa are gaining international art-world attention and momentum. Below, discover works from multiple generations of boundary-pushing artists from the region, including historic artists in the spotlight like Monir Farmanfarmaian and Mona Hatoum, trailblazing contemporary artists like Shirin Neshat and Ghada Amer, and emerging talents like Maryam Hoseini and Hayv Kahraman. For more from the region, browse Artsy’s digital catalogue of works from Alserkal Art Week.

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