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  1. Christy Garton Contemporary Artist Presentation ACA 2009

  2. Ghada Amer b. Cairo, Egypt 1963

  3. About the artist • Born in Cairo, Egypt 1963 • Educated in France from age 11 to graduate • Best known for stitched with dangling threads • Work speaks of the aspects of women’s sexuality, desire, and happiness

  4. Encyclopedia of Pleasure 2001 Installation View

  5. Encyclopedia of Pleasure 2001 (details) Canvas, gold thread on a cardboard frame

  6. Barbie Loves Ken, Ken Loves Barbie 1995-2004 Embroidery on cotton

  7. Private Rooms 1998 Embroidered sculpture, satin

  8. Le Lit 1997

  9. Le Lit (detail) Sculpture, matelas brode

  10. Torment 2006 Embroidery and gel on canvas

  11. Betye Saar b. 1926 Los Angeles, CA

  12. About the Artist • Born in Los Angles, CA 1926 • Studied design at the University of California and printmaking at California State University • Best Known for her assemblage works incorporating found objects that reclaim derogatory images of Blacks

  13. Midnight Madonnas 1996 Mixed media collage

  14. Colored 2002 Mixed media assemblage with hand mirror

  15. Yesteryear 2006 Mixed media assemblage on vintage window

  16. Crossings 2006 Mixed media assemblage

  17. Zena el-Khalil b. 1976 London, England

  18. About the Artist • Born in London, England in 1976 • MFA from the School of Visual Arts in NY • Best known for her mixed media collages that center on issues of war, love, family, and religion in relation to time and space she lives • Love/ hate relationship with Beirut

  19. American Dreams 2006 Mixed media collage on board

  20. Don’t Call Me Baby 2008 Mixed media collage on board

  21. No Direction Home Blues 2008 Mixed media collage on board

  22. Shopping for Terrorism 2006 Mixed media on wood

  23. Screaming in Sodeco 2006 Mixed Media on wood