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Shirin Neshat [Paperback]

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Shirin Neshat's determination to do away with Western assumptions about Middle Eastern women has resulted in an already deep body of astounding and profound work. These images wrest emotional, aesthetic, and political freedom from the dominant patriarchal culture, whether it be the colonialist West or fundamentalist Iran. This volume offers a look at Neshat's latest film installation, and includes critical commentary on the work. The book also offers a concise overview of Neshat's career with images from her most important works and a biography and bibliography.

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Studio: Charta
Pages   80
Est. Packaging Dimensions:   Length: 9.45" Width: 6.38" Height: 0.31"
Weight:   0.71 lbs.
Binding  Softcover
Release Date   Jun 15, 2001
Publisher   Charta
ISBN  8881583143  
ISBN13  9788881583140  

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Register your artisan biography and upload your photo! Shirin Neshat was born in 1957 in Qazvin, Iran. As a teenager she moved to the U.S. to study art at the University of California, Berkeley. Five years later, following Iranis Islamic Revolution, she found herself in unintentional exile, unable to return home. It would be another 15 years before she went back, and before she began to make the art for which she is best known. Her first solo show, at Franklin Furnace, was followed by a long list of others, including exhibitions at the Whitney Museum of American Art, The Art Institute of Chicago, the Walker Art Center and the Tate Gallery. She has participated in the Venice Biennale, the Carnegie International, and the Whitney Biennial, and in film festivals including Tribeca and Sundance. Her work has won the International Center of Photographyis Infinity Award and the First International Prize at the Venice Biennale.

Shirin Neshat currently resides in the state of New York. Shirin Neshat was born in 1957.

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Worth a look.  Apr 23, 2009
Shirin Neshat is an amazing artist and this is a good introduction to her work.

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