Tunis Institute of Fine Arts

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The Tunis Institute of Fine Arts (Institut des Beaux-Arts) is a fine arts institute in Tunis, Tunisia.

Founded in 1923, its seat was located at the Dribat Ben Abdallah near Tourbet el Bey. The Institute of Tunis contributed to the rise of the plastic arts movement in Tunisia, particularly after the Second World War with painters such as Yahia Turki, Ammar Farhat, Abdelaziz Gorji, Ali Bellagha, Safia Farhat, Jalel Ben Abdallah, the Zoubeir brothers, Hedi Turki and many others studying there.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Plastic Arts Impart Tunisian Cultural Identity". Alarab Online. January 10, 2008. Retrieved 2008-05-19. [dead link]