Rania Matar

View of the museum from outside showing the Neoclassical building from one corner. The building is a tan-colored stone with an arched doorway, long vertical windows, and detailed molding around the roof.

Recent Acquisitions: Rania Matar

Posted: August 18, 2021
Category: Rania Matar
NMWA Assistant Curator Orin Zahra examines photographer Rania Matar's "SHE" series, from which three photographs are now part of the museum's collection.
A light-skinned young woman with long, dark brown hair in a black, long lace sleeved dress stands confidently in a crumbling loggia. She gazes at the viewer with a serious, captivating look.

She Who Tells a Story: Rania Matar

Posted: June 15, 2016
Category: Rania Matar
In Arabic, the word rawiya means “she who tells a story.” Each artist in NMWA’s summer exhibition She Who Tells a Story: Women Photographers from Iran and the Arab World...
In front of a stormy ocean, a woman with light skin and blonde, wind-blown hair stands with head turned in profile and eyes closed.

Deconstructing Orientalism in “She Who Tells a Story”

Posted: May 29, 2016
Category: Rania Matar
View of the museum from outside showing the Neoclassical building from one corner. The building is a tan-colored stone with an arched doorway, long vertical windows, and detailed molding around the roof.