Shirin Neshat

born 1957

Shirin Neshat, ‘Soliloquy’ 1999
Soliloquy 1999
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Shirin Neshat (Persian: شیرین نشاط‎; born March 26, 1957 Qazvin) is an Iranian visual artist who lives in New York City, known primarily for her work in film, video and photography. Her artwork centers on the contrasts between Islam and the West, femininity and masculinity, public life and private life, antiquity and modernity, and bridging the spaces between these subjects.

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