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simone fattale

Simone Fattal

France

Biography

Born in 1942 in Damascus. Grew up in Lebanon. Studied philosophy in Paris and Beirut, where she created AUTOPORTRAIT. Emigrated during the Lebanese civil war to California, working as a painter, sculptor and founded a publishing house for experimental literature.

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Autoportrait

Autoportrait (Orig.) / 2012 / France, Lebanon / 46 min

In 1971, artist Simone Fattal visited a Museum of Modern Art exhibition of artists’ self-portraits that included all mediums save video.

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