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ID: 500114567
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/ulan/500114567

 
Record Type: Person
Amer, Ghada (Egyptian painter, sculptor, and installation artist, born 1963)

Note: Tackling issues of femininity informed by Western and Islamic viewpoints, typical works are canvases covered with meticulously embroidered thread which appear abstract but actually are pornographic images of women; included in the 2000 Whitney Biennial.
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Names:
Amer, Ghada (preferred,V,index,LCO)
Ghada Amer (V,display)
ʻAmer, Radah (V)
ʻĀmir, Ghādah (V)
עאמר, ראדה (V,Hebrew,NA,U)

Nationalities:
Egyptian (preferred)
American
Middle Eastern

Roles:
artist (preferred)
painter
sculptor

Gender: female

Birth and Death Places:
Born:  Cairo (Cairo, Egypt) (inhabited place)

Events:
active:   New York City (New York state, United States) (inhabited place)
active:   Nice (Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur, France) (inhabited place)
active:   Paris (Île-de-France, France) (inhabited place)
exhibition:   in the Biennial Exhibition at the Whitney Museum of Art in 2000  New York City (New York state, United States) (inhabited place)

List/Hierarchical Position:
 ....  Persons, Artists
 ........  Amer, Ghada (I)

Biographies:
(Egyptian painter, sculptor, and installation artist, born 1963) ..... [VP Preferred]
(artist, active 20th century) ..... [GRISC]

Additional Names:

Sources and Contributors:
עאמר, ראדה ........ [VP]
....................  Library of Congress Authorities database (n.d.) no98068434; Accessed 12 November 2013
Amer, Ghada ........ [GRISC Preferred, VP Preferred]
........................  Allgemeines Künstlerlexikon / Artists of the World (2009-) Accessed 12 November 2013
........................  Bibliothèque nationale de France [online] (2000-) Accessed 12 November 2013
........................  Catalogue SUDOC [online] (2013-) Accessed 12 November 2013
........................  Enwezor and Okeke-Agulu, Contemporary African Art since 1980 (2009) 216
........................  Harald Szeemann papers, Finding Aid, GRI Special Collections (2011-)
........................  Library of Congress Authorities online (2002-) no 98068434 accessed 10 October 2005
........................  Sloman, Contemporary Art in the Middle East (2009) 208
........................  Whitney Biennial Exhibition (2000) 226
ʻAmer, Radah ........ [VP]
..........................  Library of Congress Authorities online (2002-) no98068434; Accessed 10 October 2005
ʻĀmir, Ghādah ........ [VP]
...........................  Library of Congress Authorities online (2002-) no98068434; Accessed 10 October 2005
Ghada Amer ........ [GRISC, VP]
......................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
......................  Harald Szeemann papers, Finding Aid, GRI Special Collections (2011-)

Subject: ........ [Gallery Systems, GRISC, VP]
....................  Gagosian Gallery [online] (2005) accessed 10 October 2005
....................  Gallery Systems (2000-) LOC ID: no98068434
....................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
....................  Harald Szeemann papers, Finding Aid, GRI Special Collections (2011-)
....................  Library of Congress Authorities database (n.d.) LOC ID: no98068434
....................  Library of Congress Authorities online (2002-) accessed 10 October 2005; no 98068434 accessed 10 October 2005
....................  Whitney Biennial Exhibition (2000) 226
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
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