Tate Modern brings Choucair into 'history of art'
16 April 2013 Last updated at 00:11 BST
Tate Modern is showcasing a major retrospective of Lebanese artist Saloua Raouda Choucair's work.
Works from the 96-year-old artist, who is a pioneer of abstract art in the Middle East, are on show for the first time in the UK.
Curator Jessica Morgan gave BBC News a tour of the exhibition.
Video Journalist: Rachel Curtis
Still images courtesy of Saloua Raouda Choucair Foundation