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    Sale 7665

    International Modern and Contemporary Art

    30 April 2008, Jumeirah Emirates Towers Hotel

  • Lot 125

    LALLA ESSAYDI (MOROCCAN, B.1956)

    CONVERGING TERRITORIES #22

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    LALLA ESSAYDI (MOROCCAN, B.1956)
    CONVERGING TERRITORIES #22
    signed, dated, titled and numbered (on the reverse of the centre panel)
    chromogenic print mounted on aluminium, triptych
    each 41x 33¼in.( 104 x 84.5cm); overall: 41 x 99¾in.(104 x 253.5cm)
    Executed in 2003, this work is from an edition of fifteen (3)


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    The painter, videographer and photographer Lalla Essaydi has emerged as one of the most significant contemporary Arab women artists. Raised in Morocco, she married into the Saudi royal family and obtained her MFA from Boston's Museum of Fine Arts. Now divorced, she divides her time between New York City and Morocco.