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She authored a history of modern Iraqi art, entitled, Iraq: Contemporary Art, published by Sartec in 1977, which continues to be used as a valuable source for the early development of Iraq's modern art movement. Her paintings themes revolve around representations of women and family, her own family, rural Iraqi women, peasant women, women at work, Mesopotamian and Arab goddesses.  She participated in various experimental movements and her work often illustrated the changes taking place in womens lives. As such, Salim, along with her contemporaries, contributed to the opening up of news cultural, social and political spaces.