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She Who Tells a Story and the Photography of Lalla Essaydi

As an American woman, it has never occurred to me not to voice my opinions, but in the 21st century, not all women have this right. In spite of this, some women who have been denied the right have found a voice through art. This aspect, alone, makes the works featured in the Museum of Fine Arts exhibition, She Who Tells a Story: Women Photographers from Iran and the Arab World wildly compelling. The show is on view through January 12, 2014.

One of the artists featured in the show is Moroccan-born Lalla Essaydi.… Read More

Meet the Experts: Michelle Lamunière, Photography Specialist

Expert appraisers work together at Skinner auction house to find, appraise, and research rare, beautiful, and historically important items. In this blog series, we will meet some of these experts and learn the stories behind their success.

How did you first become interested in photography?

My father was an art director and graphic designer so visual imagery was all around me growing up. I’ve always been interested in photography because of the way it straddles art and real life.… Read More