The concept of orientalism is the legacy of the great Palestinian-American scholar Edward Said. Throughout their imperial, colonial and then neocolonial epochs, western powers used their domination to impose a simplistic view of the East as sensual, corrupt, devious, lazy, tyrannical and backward, Said explained in his book Orientalism which he updated in and again in , the year of his death. Ingres never travelled to the East and never saw a harem. French painters long relied on books, engravings and early photographs to concoct their orientalist fantasies, using clothing and trinkets brought back from the East as props. For Delacroix, the East was synonymous with passion and excess. He painted his Death of Sardanapalus six years before travelling to North Africa. The original is too large to leave the Louvre, but the smaller version loaned to the exhibition shows the same mountain of writhing, naked flesh.
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By Stefanie Cohen. November 18, am Updated November 22, pm. Nadia Murad grew up dreaming of owning a beauty salon. The youngest of 11 children in a Yazidi family in northwest Iraq, she took photographs of all the brides in her tiny village, studying their makeup and hair. Her favorite was of a brunette woman with curls piled high atop her head.