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    Sale 7674

    International Modern and Contemporary Art

    30 October 2008, Jumeirah Emirates Towers Hotel

  • Lot 82

    Shirin Aliabadi (Iranian, b. 1973)

    Miss Hybrid #3

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    Shirin Aliabadi (Iranian, b. 1973)
    Miss Hybrid #3
    inkjet print in plexiglass
    59 x 48in. (150 x 121.8cm.)
    Executed in 2006, this is artist proof one from an edition of five plus two artist proofs

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    The Miss Hybrid series is a humourous take on the appeareance of the fashionable girls in Tehran. With their blonde hair, blue contact lenses and tell-tale surgical tape on their noses- clearly showing they have had cosmetic surgery, the girls in these images subvert preconceptions about the chador, demonstrating the freedom Iranian women exercise within their confines.

    Saleroom Notice

    The work was executed in 2006. Please note this work is slightly larger than printed in the catalogue.