Lalla Essaydi
Moroccan, born 1956
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Represented by industry leading galleries.
Selected exhibitions
2018
Contemporary Muslim Fashions,
de Young Museum
2017
Lalla Essaydi: Still in Progress,
Leila Heller Gallery
2016
She Who Tells a Story: Women Photographers from Iran and the Arab World,
National Museum of Women in the Arts

Lalla Essaydi was born in Morocco and spent part of her childhood in Saudi Arabia, before studying art in Paris and Boston. She combines these influences in her photography, which features Moroccan women laced with the stereotypes and loaded imagery of Orientalist paintings by the likes of Jean-Léon Gérôme, Eugène …

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