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Naiza Khan
Untitled


"The use of clothing in my work began as a strategy to explore the emotional content of the body through attire. Lingerie, armor, straight jackets, and other imagined pieces create multiple identities or personae. These objects address contemporary anxieties and desires, at a time when ideas about the 'self' seem unstable and rapidly shifting... These objects occupy a place between love and war, and are ambiguous in their position of aggression...



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  Lot 8 of 70  

24 HOUR AUCTION: ART OF PAKISTAN
7-8 NOVEMBER 2012

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$6,024
Rs 3,13,248

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ARTWORK DETAILS

Naiza Khan
Untitled
Galvanised steel and suede leather
Height: 33.5 in (85.1 cm)
Width: 19.5 in (49.5 cm)
Depth: 12 in (30.5 cm)

EXHIBITED:
Heavenly Ornaments: New Works, Naiza H Khan, Canvas Gallery, Karachi, 2007

Category: Sculpture
Style: Figurative


 









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