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Acquisitions of the Month: October 2020

November 16, 2020, Apollo Magazine

Artist Fox Maxy discusses land and Indigenous people in his short films

Rayna Song, November 11, 2020, The Daily Northwestern

Review: Caravans of Gold at the National Museum of African Art

Lloyd de Beer, February 4, 2021, London Review of Books

Under wraps: X-rays reveal 1,900-year-old mummy’s secrets

Andre Salles, December 9, 2020, Argon National Lab

Review: Fatma 75

Chris Shields, October 22, 2020, Screen Slate

Review: Arab Feminist Cinema

Girish Shambu, October 22, 2020, Girish Shambu

Review: Selma Baccar’s FATMA 75 (Tunisia)

Marilyn Ferdinand, October 21, 2020, Cinefile

Review: Heiny Srour’s Leila and the Wolves

Kathleen Sachs, October 2, 2020, Cinefile

Block Museum screened animated film featuring drawings by incarcerated artists

Yonjoo Seo, September 25, 2020, The Daily Northwestern

Review: Caravans of Gold, Fragments in Time

Shrin Fozi, October 2020, Speculum

Review: Caravans of Gold, Fragments in Time

Anne Haour, January 2020, African Archaeological Review

Review: Caravans of Gold, Fragments in Time

Steven Gish, October 2019, African Studies Quarterly

The Block is 40 Years more Critical

Sarah Rosenblum, May 2020, Scene + Heard

Sound Off: In the Eye of the Beholder

Spring 2020, Northwestern Magazine

Counting for culture: How the census impacts arts funding

Kerry Cardoza, May 5, 2020, Chicago Reader

Block Museum opens digital doors to art engagement online

Zoe Malin, April 19, 2020, Daily Northwestern

5 of the Best Museums and Galleries in Chicago

Paul Stafford March 9, 2020, TravelMag

Sultan Sooud Al Qassemi: The Interview

Anna Seaman March 4, 2020, Hadara Magazine

In New York, Arab artists send out a message

Fawaz Turki, February 26, 2020, Gulf News

The Alphabet That Can Do Anything

Will Heinrich, February 20, 2020, The New York Times

Poems in the shape of paintings

Geronimo Cristóbal, February 13, 2020, Geronimo Cristóbal

A ‘Horizon of Infinity’: The Promise of Arab Abstract Art

Heba Elkayal, February 7, 2020, Al-Fanar Media

NYU Grey Art Gallery Spotlights Pioneers of Arab Art

Faris Bseiso, February 6, 2020, The Hoya, Georgetown University

Twenty Smithsonian Shows to See in 2020

Roger Catlin, February 6, 2020, Smithsonian Magazine

Editors Pick: Taking Shape

February 2, 2020, Art in America

The Rec Center: Explore modernism at the Block Museum

Justin Curto, January 30, 2020, North by Northwestern

The Block brings transgender stories to campus

Aaron Wang, January 23, 2020, The Daily Northwestern

The Mix — Cool things to do and see in Chicago Jan. 16-22

Mary Houlihan, January 15, 2020, Chicago Sun-Times

Art Top 5: January 2020

Kerry Cardoza, January 7, 2020, NewCity

Visual art winter preview: 10 shows to look forward to in 2020

Lori Waxman, January 2, 2020, Chicago Tribune