This lesson covers contemporary artists that incorporate artistic traditions specific to the histories of various geographic regions including Mariko Mori, Ai Weiwei, Raqib Shaw, Shirin Neshat, Muzaffar 'Ali, Takashi Murakami, El Anatsui.

Adapting Materials

For ease of adapting the materials, editable files are provided. Under additional files, you can download the presentation in PowerPoint and the reading list in Word.


This Art Appreciation OER was adapted from existing resources by Marie Porterfield Barry for the Fall 2019 semester as part of East Tennessee State University’s Open Educational Resources (OERs) Awards Program.

24-Converging-Histories-The-Global-Art-World-Presentation.pptx (55506 kB)
Lesson 24 Presentation in PowerPoint

24-The-Global-Art-World-Reading-List.docx (14 kB)
Lesson 24 Reading List in Word