• International Modern & Contemp auction at Christies

    Sale 7804

    International Modern & Contemporary Art

    27 October 2009, Jumeirah Emirates Towers Hotel

  • Lot 84

    Shirin Neshat (Iranian, b. 1957)

    Seeking Martyrdom #2

    Price Realised  


    Shirin Neshat (Iranian, b. 1957)
    Seeking Martyrdom #2
    signed, titled and numbered 'Shirin Neshat AP "Seeking Martyrdom" #2' (on the reverse)
    ink on gelatin silver print
    55½ x 40in. (141.3 x 101.9cm.)
    Executed in 1995, this work is an artist proof from an edition of three plus two artist proofs

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    Galerie Lumen Travo, Amsterdam.
    Acquired from the above by the present owner in 1996.


    Shirin Neshat, exh. cat., Oslo, Tromso kunstforening, 1999-2000 (another from the edition illustrated in colour, p. 28).
    Shirin Neshat, exh. cat., Turin, Castello di Rivoli Museo d'Arte Contemporanea, 2002 (another from the edition illustrated in colour, p. 88).