Pictures at an Exhibition

‘Shirin Neshat: Facing History’ at The Hirshhorn

Shirin Neshat, Rapture series, 1999, Gelatin silver print, 42 1/2" x 67 1/2". LARRY BARNS/© SHIRIN NESHAT. COURTESY GLADSTONE GALLERY, NEW YORK AND BRUSSELS

Shirin Neshat, Rapture series, 1999, gelatin silver print, 42½ x 67½ inches.

LARRY BARNS/©SHIRIN NESHAT/COURTESY GLADSTONE GALLERY, NEW YORK AND BRUSSELS

Pictures at an Exhibition presents images of one notable show every weekday.

Today’s show: “Shirin Neshat: Facing History” is on view at the Hirshhorn Museum & Sculpture Garden opened today and runs through Sunday, September 20. The solo exhibition sheds some light on the cultural and political influences that have informed Neshat’s work throughout her career. The exhibit will feature a number of films, photos, as well as items from the artist’s personal library.

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