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Shirin Neshat 1993 Limited Edition


 
Shirin Neshat I am it's Secret


Shirin Neshat

I am It's Secret (from The Women of Allah Series), 1993
Fujicolor crystal archive print
19 ½ x 13 inches
From an unnumbered edition of 250
Signed, titled & dated "Shirin Neshat 'I am its Secret' 1993" in black felt-tip pen on verso.

Provenance
The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles
Private Collection, New York, Acquired from the above

Literature
Edelstein, Shirin Neshat: Women of Allah, title page and p. 17 Henie-Onstad Kunstsenter, Shirin Neshat, Hovikodden, Norway, cover and p. 10


ShirinNeshat, Rebellious Silence, fromWomen of Allah Series, 1994

 

Shirin Neshat was born in Qazvin, Iran and moved to the United States in 1974. Ms. Nishat has had solo exhibitions at the Museo de Arte Moderno, Mexico City; Contemporary Arts Museum, Houston; Walker Art Center, Minneapolis; Castello di Rivoli, Turin; Wexner Center for the Arts, Columbus; the Art Institute of Chicago; the Serpentine Gallery, London; Museo de Arte Contemporaneo, León, Spain and the Hamburger Bahnhof, Berlin.

Shirin Neshat was also included in Prospect.1, the 2008 New Orleans Biennial, Documenta XI, the 2000 Whitney Biennial and the 1999 Venice Biennale. A major Shirin Neshat Retrospective was held at the Detroit Institute of Arts in 2013.

"Shirin Neshat's Rebellious Silence (1994), a self-portrait from the Iranian artist's Women of Allah series (it seems more prescient with every day that passes)."
- Rachel Cooke