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The Painter Princess

Learn out the life of Fahrelnissa Zeid – an aristocrat, princess and ground-breaking artist

Turkish-born Fahrelnissa Zeid created extraordinary paintings that mix Islamic, Byzantine, Arab and Persian influences as well as stylistic element absorbed from Post-war Europe. As a major retrospective of her work comes to Tate Modern, we explore the places Zeid worked and the people she knew.