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Laylah Ali

 (born 1968)
Laylah Ali is active/lives in Massachusetts.  Laylah Ali is known for flat form abstract painting, social issue genre.

Biography   Laylah Ali

An exhibition of her work was held fall, 1998 in Boston at Miller Block Gallery. She does small-scale gouache paintings of colored forms suggesting cheerful wallpaper, but they disguise darker, more complex meanings of happy people doing unspeakable things to each other. Many of her figures wear black eye-masks, and skin color is always brown, suggesting anonymity and the blurring of distinctions between good guys and bad guys.
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BOSTON.- The Institute of Contemporary Art presents "Laylah Ali: 2000 ICA
Artist Prize", on view through July 1, 2001. Laylah Ali has become known in
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