TITLE

FOCUSING ON iran

AUTHOR(S)
Esman, Abigail R.
PUB. DATE
February 2010
SOURCE
Art + Auction;Feb2010, Vol. 33 Issue 6, p54
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents Iranian photographers and their works that expose controversial subjects in Iran such as religion, gender roles and identity issues. It mentions that Shirin Neshat, an Iranian artist that moved to the U.S., produces politically charged videos, films and stills which evoke the plight of women in Iran. It adds that Shadi Ghadirian produces pointed photographs of women draped in flower-patterned chadors with their faces replaced with objects of domesticity.
ACCESSION #
48320828

 

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