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Mapping Sitting: On Portraiture and Photography

Grey Art Gallery
100 Washington Square East, 212-998-6780
Greenwich Village
January 11 - April 2, 2005
Reception: Monday, January 10, 6 - 8 PM
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A project by media artists Walid Raad and Akram Zaatari / The Arab Image Foundation. This exhibition explores 20th-century Arab portrait photography, investigating how the portrait functioned in the Arab world not only to picture individuals and groups, but also as commodity, luxury item, and adornment.
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