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    Sale 7665

    International Modern and Contemporary Art

    30 April 2008, Jumeirah Emirates Towers Hotel

  • Lot 131

    Shirin Neshat (Iranian, b. 1957)

    Untitled (from the "Rapture" series)

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    Shirin Neshat (Iranian, b. 1957)
    Untitled (from the "Rapture" series)
    signed, titled, numbered and dated '"Rapture" Series, 1999 2/10 Shirin Neshat' (on the reverse)
    gelatin silver print
    20 x 24in. (50.8 x 60.9cm.)
    Executed in 1999, this work is number two from an edition of ten


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    Provenance

    D'Amelio Terras Gallery, New York.
    Acquired from the above by the present owner.


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM A PRIVATE COLLECTION


    Literature

    "Profile: Veiled Truths", in Art Monthly, October 1999 (another from the edition illustrated, p. 27).
    Shirin Neshat, exh. cat., Vienna, Kunsthalle Wien and London, Serpentine Gallery, 2000 (another from the edition illustrated, p. 75).
    "Shirin Neshat: Islamic Counterpoints", in Art In America, October 2001 (another from the edition illustrated, p. 137).