Les Femmes Du Maroc
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Haunted by space both actual and metaphorical, remembered and constructed, Lalla Essaydi’s work reaches beyond Islamic culture to invoke the Western fascination with the veil and the harem as expressed in nineteenth-century Orientalist paintings with the odalisque. The world that Western artists encountered in North Africa was suffused with the exquisite beauty of the arch...more
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Published October 16th 2009 by powerHouse Books (first published June 23rd 2009)
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Lalla Essaydi was born in Morocco and lives in Boston, Massachusetts. She received a B.F.A. from Tufts University in 1999 and an M.F.A. from the School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston and Tufts University in 2003.

Essaydi’s current work consists of analog photography, but she has also worked in oil on canvas, mixed media, and video. She has exhibited at the Schneider Gallery, Chicago; the Howard...more
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