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21st century
610 x 390 mm (24 x 15.4 in.)

Shirin Neshat, American, b. born 1957

Object Type: photograph
Medium and Support: Digital pigment print on paper
Series: from series Our House Is on Fire
Edition: Number 41 from edition of 50
Marks: Signed and inscribed in blue ink on white label adhered to verso: “Shirin Neshat / ‘Ghada,” from ‘Our / House is on Fire’ series / 2013 41/50”; the text in the image is the poem “A Cry” by Mehdi Akhawan Sales, in Farsi.
Bibliography: See the related press release from the Robert Rauschenberg Foundation (a copy is in DAC donor file).
Credit Line: Gift of the Robert Rauschenberg Foundation, 2016
Accession Number: 2016.1.1

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  • calligraphy - Elegant or brilliant writing or penmanship. W [April 1993 related term added. January 1993 scope note added.]
  • female portraits
  • gender issues - Use for the general category of social issues perceived as directly concerning or strongly affected by societies' defined sex roles and the pattern of social relationships between women and men. [December 1992 descriptor added.]
  • headscarves - Use in the United Kingdom for headcloths whose the length usually exceeds the width; use "scarves (costume accessories)," in the United States, for similar headgear. [June 1995 descriptor added.]
  • human body - From TGM:
  • portraits - Representations of real individuals that are intended to capture a known or supposed likeness; for representations of fictional or mythological characters, use "figures (representations)." [March 1993 lead-in term added. April 1991 descriptor m
  • text - With reference to an individual page or sheet, such as a poster, use for the main body of type or written matter, as opposed to the illustrations, margins, borders, headings, or other features. With reference to a book or periodical, use for the main body of the writing, as distinct from front matter, notes, index, appendix, and bibliography. [May 1994 descriptor added.]

Location Latitude: Iranian American, Longitude: Farsi

  • image Dimensions: 610 x 390 mm (24 x 15.4 in.)

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