"Charm is Deceitful and Beauty is Vain": Subversive Ornamentation in Assad Azi's 'Carpet Paintings'

Gal Ventura
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Gal ventura is a Research student in the Department of Art History at the Hebrew University, Jerusalem. (Subject: "Breast-Feeding Depictions in 19th Century French Art").
Ventura, gal, "Sculpture in the Turn of the 20th Century," Impressionist and Post-Impressionist Painting and Sculpture from the Israel Museum Collection, Jerusalem, 2006 (forthcoming).
Ventura, gal, "Passion and Creativity," Azi Assad – A journey Towards Genealogy (exhibition catalogue), Ramat-Gan Museum, 1999.

The Beauty Shock, Winter 2006