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It was a white lie

It was a white lie

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Medium: Oil on canvas
Year: 2023
Dimensions: 30 x 30 cm
Edition: Unique artwork


It was a white lie is part of Reem’s series of still life in which she engages with the history of painting, depicting everyday objects that she transposes into enigmatic universes. The objects depicted in these artworks -a mixture of kitsch, daily consumable items and secret, almost tantric motifs- carry hidden meanings. Lilies, which are usually known as symbols of purity, rebirth, fertility but also death, are one of these recurring motifs; they used to fill and perfume Reem’s childhood home, but also assume in It was a white lie the role of a metaphor for a person.

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