Comics and Cartoon Art from the Arab World

Comics and Cartoon Art from the Arab World: This display is a chance to explore the art, history and significance of Arab comics from the 19th Century Egyptian satirical press and children’s comics of the mid-20th Century, to the contemporary graphic novel and comics scene. This small display highlights a vibrant visual archive that illustrates and engages with issues concerning everyday life, politics and society across the Arab world and beyond. Part of the 'Treasures' of the British Library' exhibition, these works can be viewed up until 29 October, 2017 at the British Library, 96 Euston Road, London NW1 2DB.