A refreshed extension of her doctoral exposition in History of Art and Visual Studies from Cornell University, Modernist Art in Ethiopia is the primary monograph distributed by Elizabeth Giorgis, a teacher of Theory and Criticism at College of Performing and Visual Art, and Director of the Modern Art Museum: Gebre Kristos Deta Center at Addis Ababa University (AAU). The creator draws on different ability right now which inspects the course of Ethiopian visual innovation in more extensive terms that reconnect with those of social and scholarly history, exposing fantasies and buzzwords en route. Elizabeth filled in as the chief of the first national file of the Institute of Ethiopian Studies (IES) at AAU for six and she has been drawing in with a more extensive crowd through a well known week by week radio program on Sheger 102.1 FM, which she has been facilitating on the job of learned people and Ethiopian innovation.
Drawing on a different scope of sources, chronicled records, papers, and writing, Elizabeth introduced an enlightening examination that reveals insight into the historical backdrop of the dynamic, trial, visionary propensities in Ethiopian innovator thought. The methodology is insightful yet available and Elizabeth determinedly looks at the element of Ethiopian innovation and the individuals who have formed it, by showing the effect they have had on Ethiopian social, and political frameworks and their cooperation in the contemporary discoursed of the worldwide workmanship world. In any case, critically, the investigation is surrounded inside a Pan-African setting, taking the Battle of Adwa, battled Mar. 1, 1896, as "edge of reference-considering its recorded essentialness as a state of takeoff for innovation's recognition the triumph invoked dreams of strength for some Ethiopians, however for innumerable others, it spoke to the political, institutional, and social limits of Menelik II's animosity toward the south."