An Algerian-French model, Zahia Dehar earned fame for her part in a sex scandal involving French soccer stars.
Former call-girl Zahia Dehar depicted as Marie-Antoinette sparks row in France
The choice of a former teenage escort-girl as the model for a portrait of Marie-Antoinette in a state-funded exhibition sparks controversyFrench photo duo Pierre et Gilles love to shock
The painted photograph of former escort girl Zahia Dehar is part of the installation by French artists Pierre Commoy and Gilles Blanchard, known as Pierre et Gilles, at the Gobelins Gallery in Paris, Monday, April 7, 2014. Pierre Commoy and Gilles Blanchard, who have established a strong reputation in Europe and beyond for shock ever since their stylized, hand-painted homoerotic photos first ...Ooh la la! French Outrage over Zahia Dehar as Marie Antoinette in Gallery Portrait
Royalists in France have condemned a photograph of former under-age prostitute Zahia Dehar dressed as Marie Antoinette after it was put on display in the prestigious Galerie des Gobelins - at a reported cost of ?35,000 to the taxpayer. Unions say the cost is unwarranted in austere times when President Hollande's government is seeking to save ?50 billion (£41 billion) before 2017. Dehar, 22, came ...French photographers Pierre et Gilles shock with image of Algerian prostitute-turned-designer
PARIS - Pierre et Gilles may have timid smiles. But there's nothing timid about the famed French photographer duo's latest work: a blowup of Algerian-born former prostitute Zahia Dehar made over as Marie Antoinette, provocatively clutching her stomach and holding a virginal rose. She's the self-described escort who made headlines after accusing a top French footballer of flying her to Munich as ...In the Galleries: Pierre et Gilles' 'Heros'
The venerable French artists Pierre et Gilles are unveiling a series of previously unseen works on the theme of the hero at Galerie Daniel Templon. Featured Image: read more
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Dehar was linked with Franck Ribery, Karim Benzema and other French soccer stars.
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