Shahzia Sikander, ‘Portrait of the Artist’, 2016, Pace Prints
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Portrait of the Artist, 2016

One in a suite of four etchings
27 × 21 in
68.6 × 53.3 cm
Edition 40
This is part of a limited edition set.
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New York
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About the work
Pace Prints
New York

Sold as a set only. With an introductory text by Ayad Akhtar.

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Print
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Pace Editions, Inc.
Shahzia Sikander
Pakistani-American, b. 1969
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With Indo-Persian miniature painting forming the basis for all of her work—including her own approach to this traditional art form, as well as animation, video, photography, murals, and installation—Shahzia Sikander explores history, politics, and current events, as well as interpersonal themes. She trained under a traditional master, and went on to pioneer alternative approaches to miniature painting. “I found it ripe with potential—to change its status and its narrative and to deconstruct its stereotypes,” she writes. “I recognized…a path to expanding the medium from within, embracing the complexities of craft and rigor in order to open up possibilities for dialogue.” Among the ways she does this is by combining different religious and cultural references in her internationally acclaimed work, which was included in the 2005 Venice Biennale and the 1997 Whitney Biennial.

Shahzia Sikander, ‘Portrait of the Artist’, 2016, Pace Prints
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About the work
Pace Prints
New York

Sold as a set only. With an introductory text by Ayad Akhtar.

Medium
Print
Publisher
Pace Editions, Inc.
Shahzia Sikander
Pakistani-American, b. 1969
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With Indo-Persian miniature painting forming the basis for all of her work—including her own approach to this traditional art form, as well as animation, video, photography, murals, and installation—Shahzia Sikander explores history, politics, and current events, as well as interpersonal themes. She trained under a traditional master, and went on to pioneer alternative approaches to miniature painting. “I found it ripe with potential—to change its status and its narrative and to deconstruct its stereotypes,” she writes. “I recognized…a path to expanding the medium from within, embracing the complexities of craft and rigor in order to open up possibilities for dialogue.” Among the ways she does this is by combining different religious and cultural references in her internationally acclaimed work, which was included in the 2005 Venice Biennale and the 1997 Whitney Biennial.

Portrait of the Artist, 2016

One in a suite of four etchings
27 × 21 in
68.6 × 53.3 cm
Edition 40
This is part of a limited edition set.
Contact For Price
Location
New York
Have a question? Visit our help center.
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