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Two films by Iranian artist Shirin Neshat explore gender roles, relationships, and equality in her home country.

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“Art is our weapon. Culture is a form of resistance.” –Shirin Neshat

Iranian artist Shirin Neshat finds the politics of her country inescapable, a position she both laments and embraces in her work. Throughout her photography and films, Neshat balances a demand for respect from the western world for her culture and her deep criticism of Iran’s government and treatment of women. The Boca Raton …

“Art is our weapon. Culture is a form of resistance.” –Shirin Neshat

Iranian artist Shirin Neshat finds the politics of her country inescapable, a position she both laments and embraces in her work. Throughout her photography and films, Neshat balances a demand for respect from the western world for her culture and her deep criticism of Iran’s government and treatment of women. The Boca Raton Museum of Art shows two of Neshat’s films, Fervor and Turbulent in a solo exhibition on view August 8 through October 22, 2017.

Neshat was born in Iran in 1957. She came to United States in 1975 but …

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501 Plaza Real
Boca Raton, Florida, US
Monday, Closed
Tuesday–Wednesday, Friday, 10am–5pm
Thursday, 10am–7:30pm
Saturday–Sunday, 12pm–5pm