Works > Palimpsests

These collages and paintings from 2014 and before took Orientalist images of so-called harem women as their starting point. I broke up and re-ordered them, adding sources from colonial military history, in some works.

When false idols become real
Paper mounted on canvas, acrylic, watercolor, embroidery threads
23 x 29 in
What doesn't kill you makes you -
watercolor, acrylic, thread, pen
12 x 16 in
Interrupted genie dream
pencil, pen, watercolor, acrylic on paper collage, thread
12 x 16 in
watercolor, fine art, contemporary portrait, Katherine Toukhy, Egyptian American art
gouache, watercolor on paper
22 x 30 in