Walid Raad is active/lives in New York / Lebanon. Walid Raad is known for conceptual art, documentary photography, history, teaching.
Biography Walid Raad
Following is a New York Times exhibition review by Holland Cotter, January 7, 2016
(“Walid Raad” runs through Jan. 31 at the Museum of Modern Art,
212-708-9400, moma.org. It will be at the Institute of Contemporary
Art, Boston, from Feb. 24 to May 30).
"Walid Raad’s Unreality Show Spins Middle Eastern History as Art"
Official political history is as self-assured sounding and logically suspect as presidential primary promises. This is the kind of history — a modest amount of matter plumped on clouds of hot air — that the Conceptual artist Walid Raad devises in his Museum of Modern Art retrospective: a set of fantastic tales spun from a few hard facts, with the live equivalent of an operatic mad scene at the c
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