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Wed, Oct 13, 2021 01:45PM EDT - Sun, Nov 7, 2021 11:55PM EST
Lot 36

Lalla Essaydi, BFA, MFA, Diploma '04 - Harem Revisited #33 *

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Lalla Essaydi, MFA, BFA, Diploma '04 Harem Revisited #33

48h x 60w x 0d

DESCRIPTION: Photography, Unframed, Chromogenic Print Mounted to aluminum

ARTIST STATEMENT: Moroccan born and raised, Essaydi became an artist after relocating from Morocco to Saudi Arabia, then France, and ultimately to the United States. This itinerant personal history has afforded her the distance and means to explore the varied dimensions of Muslim womens experiences based on those of her own, and also to challenge the boundaries that shaped her upbringing. She believes her work, with its very intimate portrayal of Moroccan women and the private spaces they inhabit.

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