British, born Iraq
(Baghdad, Iraq, 1950)
Born and raised in Iraq, Zaha Hadid studied design at the Architectural Association in London. She then worked for several years at the Office for Metropolitan Architecture in Rotterdam before establishing her own firm in London in 1980.
From June 3, 2013, through early 2016, SFMOMA's building on Third Street in San Francisco will be temporarily closed for expansion construction. Selected artworks in our collection are included in a range of off-site exhibitions during this period. We regret that the remainder of the collection will not be available for study during this time.
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