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National Museum of African Art
950 Independence Avenue, SW
Sublevel 1 Floor Plan
Lalla Essaydi’s elegant, creative work belies its subversive, challenging nature. Approximately 30 works of diverse media are drawn from each of her photographic series, including the richly hued Silence of Thought and the more widely known Converging Territories and Les Femmes de Maroc. The is the first solo exhibition to bring together works of diverse media by Essaydi, which also includes a selection of new works, as well as rarely exhibited paintings and installations.