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Shirin Neshat

Untitled (from 'Women of Allah' series), 1995

24 × 20 in
61 × 50.8 cm
Edition of 40 + 12AP
This is part of a limited edition set.
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Flatland Gallery
Amsterdam
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Women of Allah
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Shirin Neshat
Shirin Neshat
Iranian, b. 1957
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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 (2009), which won the prestigious Silver Lion award at the Venice Film Festival, follows four women—including a political activist, a prostitute, and a would-be mother—set in the context of 1950s Iran and featuring surreal elements to convey the psychological states of her characters. More recently Neshat has collaborated with American artist Larry Barns, taking portrait photographs of elderly, low-income Egyptian workers, including mechanics, street peddlers, teachers, grandmothers, and housewives, exploring the hardship experienced by individuals living under tumultuous regimes. “Today, again in the comfort of my sanctuary in New York, I look back and wonder how they are,” she says. “What is the future for Egypt? Is there any hope for return of that revolutionary fervor which seemed so pure, beautiful, and powerful?” Neshat has also collaborated with composer Philip Glass and the singer-songwriter Sussan Deyhim.

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This photograph is part of the Elton John AIDS Foundation Photography Portfolio I and part of the …

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This photograph is part of the Elton John AIDS Foundation Photography Portfolio I and part of the Flatland Foundation. Not for sale.

Signature
Work is printed and signed by each artist
Series
Women of Allah
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Shirin Neshat
Shirin Neshat
Iranian, b. 1957
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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 (2009), which won the prestigious Silver Lion award at the Venice Film Festival, follows four women—including a political activist, a prostitute, and a would-be mother—set in the context of 1950s Iran and featuring surreal elements to convey the psychological states of her characters. More recently Neshat has collaborated with American artist Larry Barns, taking portrait photographs of elderly, low-income Egyptian workers, including mechanics, street peddlers, teachers, grandmothers, and housewives, exploring the hardship experienced by individuals living under tumultuous regimes. “Today, again in the comfort of my sanctuary in New York, I look back and wonder how they are,” she says. “What is the future for Egypt? Is there any hope for return of that revolutionary fervor which seemed so pure, beautiful, and powerful?” Neshat has also collaborated with composer Philip Glass and the singer-songwriter Sussan Deyhim.

Shirin Neshat

Untitled (from 'Women of Allah' series), 1995

24 × 20 in
61 × 50.8 cm
Edition of 40 + 12AP
This is part of a limited edition set.
Contact For Price
location
Amsterdam
Have a question? Read our FAQ.
Want to sell a work by this artist? Consign with Artsy.
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