"Rebellious Silence" Shirin Neshat, 1994. (photo taken by C. Preston). Neshat is an Iranian visual artist living in New York, whose work deals primarily with issues of identity and sexuality for Muslim women.
Middle East, Arabic Gulf & North Africa
Iranian artist Shirin Neshat
"I AM ITS SECRET," FROM THE SERIES 'WOMEN OF ALLAH', 1993 by Shirin Neshat; photography
UNIT 3: Shirin Neshat Iranian born resides USA, explores her gender and cultural background
SHIRIN NESHAT (b. 1957) "FERVOR" (CROWD FROM BACK, WOMAN LOOKING OVER HER SHOULDER)
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Shirin Neshat, Unveiling, 1993, from the series Women of Allah. Gelatin silver print and ink, 59 3/4 × 39 3/4 in. (151.8 × 101 cm). Whitney Museum of American Art, New York
by Shirin Neshat, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, December 2013. There is very small text written across her face which is very hard to read however it looks quite effective.
Shirin Neshat: Shirin Neshat
On view now at the DIA, a mid-career retrospective of Shirin Neshat through July 7, 2013. Shirin in her studio working on Roja from The Book of Kings series, Photo: David Regen
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