Shahzia Sikander art links
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[Pakistani-born American, born in 1969]
Shahzia Sikander Works Online
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Shahzia Sikander Official WebsiteMuseums and Public Art Galleries Worldwide:
Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco NEW!Art Market:
Museum of Modern Art, New York City
National Gallery of Art, Washington D.C. NEW!
Most but not all artists in the NGA database have works online
Whitney Museum of American Art, New York City
Cleveland Museum of Art, Ohio
Hammer Museum, California
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Hood Museum of Art, New Hampshire
MAXXI Museo Nazionale delle Arti del XXI Secolo, Rome
Philadelphia Museum of Art NEW!
Princeton University Art Museum, New Jersey
San Diego Museum of Art, California NEW!
The Renaissance Society at The University of Chicago
National Art Databases and Museum Inventories:
Art Fund for UK Museums
2 works online when last checked
(e.g. records of past sales at auction; sites providing examples of the artist's signature)
Christie's Past Sale ArchivePictures from Image Archives:
(database goes as far back as 1991; images go about as far back as 1999)
Sotheby's Sold Lot Archive
(database goes as far back as 1998; images where permitted by copyright go about as far back as 2001)
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Union List of Artist Names (Getty Museum) Multimedia:
Reference sheet with basic information about the artist and pointers to other references.
Pleasure Pillars, 2001
Perilous Order, 1997
Profile from art:21 - Art in the 21st Century
The Charlie Rose Interview Show (PBS)
Sikander participates in a discussion about the recent resurgence of painting
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