Layla Muraywid

Country: Syria

Title:  Contemporary Icon 25

Medium: Mixed media on paper

Size: 36" x 37.5"

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Muraywid was born in Damascus, Syria, and educated at the École de Beaux-Arts de Dames, Damascus, and the École Nationale Supérieure des Arts Decoratifs, Paris. Muraywid has lived and worked in Paris since 1981. Her work is included in various European public and private collections.

Her selected solo exhibitions include: Galerie 50 x 70, Beirut, Lebanon, 1993; Decouvertes, Grand Palais, Paris, 1992; Galerie Marquet de Vasselot, Paris, 1991; and Credit Lyonnais, Paris, 1990.

Her selected group exhibitions include: Forces of Change: Artists of the Arab World, The National Museum of Women in the Arts, Washington, DC, 1994; Galerie Akie Aricchi, Paris, 1993; Biennale d'Art Contemporain, Drancy, Paris, Galerie Marquet de Vasselot, Paris and Galerie Marlie Hanstein, Sarrebruck, Paris, 1992; C.R.A.C., Champigny-sur-Marne, Paris, 1987; and Maison de la Poesie, Paris, 1983.
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