Anwar Jalal Shemza | Whoever Heard of a Black Artist? Britain’s Hidden Art History

Anwar Jalal Shemza was a forgotten artist who was one of the first to mix Islamic calligraphy with abstract painting.

Clip Info
  • Clip length: 2'11''
  • Broadcast year: 2018
Curriculum Connection
  • Art & Design

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UK only
Staff and students of licensed education establishments only
Cannot be adapted

  • Provider: BBC
  • Channel: BBC Four
  • Programme: Whoever Heard of a Black Artist? Britain's Hidden Art History