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Images of Shirin Neshat, On Guard
A black-and-white close-up shows two hands clasped around a 1940s-style microphone. The left hand...
A black-and-white close-up shows two hands clasped around a 1940s-style microphone. The left hand is covered in an indiscernible script except for the dorsum of the hand where the text breaks to form a four-petaled shape.
Shirin Neshat, Iranian, b. 1957
Ink on gelatin silver print
40 × 60 in. (101.6 × 152.4 cm)
Collection Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, Gift from The Howard and Donna Stone Collection, 2002.49
Photo: Nathan Keay
© MCA Chicago