Shirazeh HoushiaryBeating of her Wings III 1987

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Artwork details

Artist
Shirazeh Houshiary (born 1955)
Title
Beating of her Wings III
Date 1987
MediumChalk, graphite, paper and acrylic paint on paper
Dimensionssupport: 379 x 576 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition Presented by the Weltkunst Foundation 1987
Reference
T05016
Not on display

Catalogue entry

T05016 Beating of her Wings III 1987

Black chalk, pencil, silver acrylic paint and collage on brown paper 379 × 576 (15 × 22 3/4)
Various inscriptions in Persian in various places and inscribed ‘Shirazeh Houshiary’ in pencil on back b.r.
Presented by the Weltkunst Foundation 1987
Exh: Shirazeh Houshiary: Breath, Lisson Gallery, Sept.–Oct. 1987 (no number)
Repr: Shirazeh Houshiary, exh. cat., Centre d'art contemporain, Geneva 1988, p.35 (col.)

In T05016 a large silver-coloured wing dominates the right half of the paper, its tip touching the top of the sheet. At the wing's base the artist has roughly drawn the outline of three smaller wings… (read more)

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