The beginning of the twentieth century witnessed in the Arab World a limited number of artists most of whom were men; but the period between the fifties and eighties marked the birth of many women artists, especially in Lebanon, Egypt, Iraq and other countries - some of them with important affiliations, others with none - but they all had one thing in common: self-assertion and the struggle for more social and economic independence, after a long period of imposed absence.
Al Arabi. June 1988 pp. 94-99 (Anji Aflaton)
Contemporary Art in Jordan by Zeeb Hammad
Magazine "Adab wa Funoun". November 1983 (Suad Attar)
Magazine "Shabab el Yum" 25 November-December 1985 (M. Mufti) (Saida Ja'far)
The Iraqi Woman. March 41.1985
Catalogue Ministry of Information, Beirut, Oct-November 1987 *
Magazine "Al Majal" No. 194 May 1987 (Saudi Arabia article exhibit Washington)