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Ayesha Durrani
A Broken Heart


Ayesha Durrani did not embark her path as an artist until after she was married. Her artwork explores issues of female bondage and arranged marriages in Pakistani culture. Prevalent images in Durrani’s work include roses and mannequins. The artist believes the like roses, women are passionate and precious, but often end up crushed. Similarly, like headless mannequins, women are expected to be innocent and dumb, without a personality. In this...



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  Lot 39 of 70  

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

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ARTWORK DETAILS

Ayesha Durrani
A Broken Heart
Signed and dated in Urdu (lower right)
2009
Gold leaf marbling and gouache on Wasli
13 x 10 in (33 x 25.4 cm)

EXHIBITED:
Pieces, Aicon Gallery, New York, 2010

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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