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BOOK REVIEWS

Mark(et)ing the 

Middle East

Three books consider the region's art in context of
a globalized world

Nowadays, people on their travels carry two maps with them: one in their heads, and another in a shiny, rectangular box tucked away in a pocket. 

LINES OF CONTROL: PARTITION AS A PRODUCTIVE SPACEEdited by Iftikhar Dadi and Hammad Nasar, Published by Green Cardamom, London, 2012.Softcover with color illustrations, 238 pages

A smartphone, equipped with Google Maps, queues seamless and vivid three-dimensional photographs of most destinations. Flicking the touch screen moves the map…

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