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    Sale 7665

    International Modern and Contemporary Art

    30 April 2008, Jumeirah Emirates Towers Hotel

  • Lot 127

    Shirin Neshat (Iranian, b. 1957)

    Speechless

    Price Realised  

    Shirin Neshat (Iranian, b. 1957)
    Speechless
    signed, titled, numbered and dated 'Shirin Neshat "Speechless", '96 Ed. 8/10' (on the reverse)
    gelatin silver print
    14 x 11in. (35.6 x 28cm.)
    Executed in 1996, this work is number eight from an edition of ten


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    Provenance

    Acquired directly from the artist by the present owner.


    Literature

    M. Noire, Shirin Neshat: Women of Allah, Turin 1997 (another from the edition illustrated, p. 32).
    Shirin Neshat, exh. cat., Oslo, Tromso kunstforening, 1999-2000 (another from the edition illustrated, p. 43).
    Shirin Neshat, exh. cat., Vienna, Kunsthalle Wien and London, Serpentine Gallery, 2000 (another from the edition illustrated, p. 56).
    Shirin Neshat, exh. cat., New York, Barbara Gladstone Gallery, 2001 (another from the edition illustrated, p. 9).
    Shirin Neshat, exh. cat., Turin, Castello di Rivoli Museo d'Arte Contemporanea, 2002 (another from the edition illustrated, p. 84).