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Shirin Neshat

American and Iranian video artist and photographer

Brief biography, in most instances from the Union List of Artist Names® Online:
Shirin Neshat is an American and Iranian video artist and photographer whose various works question the role of femininity in Islamic fundamentalist society and examine differences between the East and West. Her video works address the meaning of the chador and other veils and barriers in Islamic culture. Her work was included in the 1999 Venice Biennale and the 2000 Whitney Biennial.

Artist ID number in the Union List of Artist Names®: ULAN 500114658.
The ULAN link above leads to a cataloging authority record at the Getty Research Institute.

Objects related to Shirin Neshat:

Shirin Neshat Ghada, 2013 Digital pigment print on paper
Shirin Neshat Sayed, 2013 Digital pigment print on paper
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ULAN biographical content is displayed with permission of the Getty Research Institute. Some ULAN content in some DAC artist records has been lightly edited. Content from the Getty Research Institute is © 2019 The J. Paul Getty Trust. All rights reserved.

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