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The Lebanese Ministry of Culture Collection
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Lebanon’s Golden Age and Independence from France 1943 -1960
Lebanon’s independence in 1943 coincided with the rise of post-war abstract Modernism in the West which also spurred a shift in Lebanese art. 
Artists who had been trying to break away from classical training found a new outlet for their expression through Cubism, Dadaism, and Surrealism, which formed the basis of Lebanese art through the 21st century.