LALLA ESSAYDI

THU NOV 3 2011 — SAT JAN 21 2012

Moroccan born photographer Lalla Essaydi incorporates layers of Islamic calligraphy applied by hand with henna, in tandem with poses directly inspired by 19th Century Orientalist painting. Lalla Essaydi attended the School of the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston where she received a MFA. Collections that have her work include: The Williams College Museum of Art; The Chicago Art Institute; The Kodak Museum; The Fries Museum, The Netherlands; The Museum of Fine Arts Houston; The Santa Barbara Museum of Art, California and The Colorado Museum of Art.

LALLA ESSAYDI - Les Femmes du Maroc: La Grand Odalisque, 2008
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30 x 40 inch C-Print
Edition of 15
48 x 60 inch C-Print
Edition of 10
Both sizes signed, titled, and numbered verso

LALLA ESSAYDI

Les Femmes du Maroc: La Grand Odalisque, 2008
LALLA ESSAYDI - Les Femmes du Maroc: La Grand Odalisque, 2008

LALLA ESSAYDI

Les Femmes du Maroc: La Grand Odalisque, 2008
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30 x 40 inch C-Print
Edition of 15
48 x 60 inch C-Print
Edition of 10
Both sizes signed, titled, and numbered verso

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