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Huda Lutfi

Born in 1947, Cairo, Egypt

Lives and works in Cairo, Egypt

Overview

Egyptian artist Huda Lutfi’s practice is greatly informed by her career as a cultural historian, and is concerned specifically with the investigation of how cultural remnants, history, traditions and bricolage relate to the contemporary moment. Lutfi works in painting, collage and installation, employs political insignia and slogans, and borrows from traditional styles ranging from Islamic to the pharaonic. Often, Lutfi uses deconstructed, fragmented mannequins in her work, representing the lack...Read more