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    Sale 7665

    International Modern and Contemporary Art

    30 April 2008, Jumeirah Emirates Towers Hotel

  • Lot 126

    Shirin Neshat (Iranian, b. 1957)

    Whispers

    Price Realised  

    Shirin Neshat (Iranian, b. 1957)
    Whispers
    signed, titled, numbered and dated 'Shirin Neshat "Whispers" 1997 AP' (on the reverse)
    ink on gelatin silver print
    49 x 76in. (124.5 x 193cm.)
    Executed in 1997, this work is an artist proof from an edition of three plus two artist proofs


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    Provenance

    Private Collection.
    Acquired from the above by the present owner circa 1998.


    Literature

    Shirin Neshat: Women of Allah, exh. cat., Vancouver, Artspeak Gallery, 1997 (another from the edition illustrated).
    Shirin Neshat, exh. cat., Oslo, Tromso kunstforening, 1999-2000 (another from the edition illustrated, pp. 36-7).
    Shirin Neshat, exh. cat., Turin, Castello di Rivoli Museo d'Arte Contemporanea, 2002 (another from the edition illustrated, p. 14).