Critical Writing Index

Shirin Neshat: The Image Dispute / La Querelle des images

by Nathalie Leleu

Parachute, Winter 2000, no. 100, pp. 73-86

An article about the controversy around the representative of the image "in its exaltation of the sacred". Artist Shirin Neshat works with religious icons, cultural limits, negative stereotypes inflicting the Muslim community, contrast with Western culture, Muslim women, Islamic faith, and myths.

ITEM 2000.099 – available for viewing in the Research Centre

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