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NESHAT, Shirin (<i>born</i> 1957), Painter, video artist, installation artist, photographer

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
NESHAT, Shirin (born 1957), Painter, video artist, installation artist, photographer

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Iranian, 20th – 21st century, female.

Active in the USA.

Born 26 March 1957, in Qazvin, Iran.

Painter, video artist, installation artist, photographer. Multimedia.

Shirin Neshat was born in Iran but left to study art at the University of California at Berkeley at the age of 17. She lives and works in New York. She won a Lion d’Or at the Venice Biennale in 1999

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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