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Art Fair: Art Naples, Florida 18-21 March 2011

Hélène Lamarque Hélène Lamarque is pleased to announce SELF-HYBRIDIZATIONS, the exhibition by the French feminist artist ORLAN.
The show will feature a selection of photographs.

Placing herself as the perpetual point of reference, she has journeyed from the exploration of different standards of beauty
in various civilizations and through history. (Pre-Colombian, African, and American-Indian cultures). ORLAN hybridizes
her new image (her face modified by surgery) to aesthetic values from other cultures to produce digital photographs.

ORLAN has been featured in many exhibitions:
in the US (LACMA and MOCA, Los Angeles, PS1, New York),
in Italy (Palazzo Strozzi, Florence and Palazzo delle Esposizioni, Rome),
in Paris (Centre Georges Pompidou, Centre National de la Photographie, Palais de Tokyo, Maison Europeenne de la Photographie),
in Germany (KunstMuseum in Ahlen), in Austria (Kunsthalle and MAK, Vienna), in Luxemburg (Casino of Luxemburg),
in Spain (Miro Foundation, Barcelona, Contemporary Art Museum, Vittoria, Museum of Photography, Salamanca),
in Switzerland (Musee de l Elysee, Lausanne), in Russia (Moscow House of Photography),
in Asia (Center Hall of the National Museum of Contemporary Art, Seoul, South Korea, Red Brick Warehouse in Yokohama,
the National Museum of Art, Osaka, Japan).

ORLAN participated in several Biennals of Contemporary Art: Paris, Venice, Istanbul, Lyon, Sydney and Busan.

ORLAN was born in 1947. Lives and works in Paris.

ORLAN: Self-Hybridizations

American Indian Self-Hybridization #7:
painting portrait Tís-Se-Wóo-Na-Tís, She Who Bathes Her Knees,
Wife Of The Chief, with ORLAN's photographic portrait, 2005,
Fine art print, 152,5 x 124,5 cm.

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