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Shirin Neshat

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Published by Charta .
Written in English


  • Individual artists,
  • Individual photographers,
  • Video photography,
  • Techniques - Black & White,
  • Photography,
  • Photo Essays,
  • Subjects & Themes - Portraits,
  • Subjects & Themes - Travel - World/Middle East,
  • Photography / Individual Photographer,
  • Individual Photographer

Book details:

The Physical Object
Number of Pages160
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9073143M
ISBN 108881583607
ISBN 109788881583607

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Shirin Neshat was born in in Qazvin, Iran. As a teenager, she studied art at the University of California, Berkeley, during the Iranian Revolution. She has since relocated to New York, where she lives and works.4/4(1). Internationally acclaimed photographer, videographer, and filmmaker Shirin Neshat first came to prominence in the mids when she exhibited her series the Women of Allah, an extraordinary body of work exploring women in Islamic then, the Iranian-born artist has continued to explore difficult subjects: the boundaries between East and West, men and women,/5. Shirin Neshat: Facing History, Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington, D.C., ; Shirin Neshat, Detroit Institute of Arts, Shirin Neshat’s powerful photographs and video installations illuminate the gender and cultural conflicts of her native Iran. Neshat left Iran to study art in Los Angeles in , just prior to the Iran. Shirin Neshat: The Book of Kings (Series) Shirin Neshat’s large photo series "The Book of Kings" is inspired by verse poem "Shahnameh" (The Book of Kings) from the eleventh century by the Persian poet Ferdowsi, today still the great narrative of Persian history up to the Islamic conquest of Persia in the seventh century.

Shirin Neshat, Panteha (Masses), from The Book of Kings series, Courtesy of Goodman Gallery. Discover Book Depository's huge selection of Shirin Neshat books online. Free delivery worldwide on over 20 million titles. Internationally acclaimed artist Shirin Neshat takes on loaded themes in photography, film, and video works that delve into issues of gender, identity, and politics in Muslim countries, and the relationship between the personal and political. Her film Women without Men (), which won the prestigious Silver Lion award at the Venice Film Nationality: Iranian. Shirin Neshat's determination to undermine Western assumptions about Middle Eastern women has resulted in an already substantial 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 .

Shirin / / Criticism and interpretation Neshat; Shirin / / Criticism and interpretation Neshat; Shirin Neshat; Shirin Neshat: Material Type: Internet resource: Document Type: Book, Internet Resource: All Authors / Contributors: Shirin . Originated by The Broad, Shirin Neshat: I Will Greet the Sun Again is the largest exhibition to date of internationally acclaimed artist Shirin Neshat’s approximately year career. Taking its title from a poem by Iranian poet Forugh Farrokhzad, the exhibition (which presents over photographs and eight immersive video installations works) offers a rare glimpse into the .   Throughout the space, dozens of Iranian and Arab youth with engaging, thoughtful expressions stare out from black-and-white photographs by Shirin Neshat. The exhibit, “The Book of Kings,” was inspired by the wave of political uprisings throughout the Arab world last year, and according to the gallery, explores the “underlying conditions. Shirin Neshat is an Iranian visual artist and activist. This biography profiles her childhood, life, career, achievements and timeline. The political and religious upheaval that affected Iran in is best remembered for the taking of American hostages and the deposing of the Shah. Like most revolutions, however, the series of events that.