"Shirin Aliabadi, Iranian Artist With a Focus on Women, Dies at 45," Obituary, The New York Times
, by Katharine Q. Seelye, Oct. 19, 2018
Shirin Aliabadi, an Iranian artist who gave expression to Iranian women navigating between their youthful, rebellious energy and the strictures of the Islamic Republic, died on Oct. 1 in Tehran. She was 45.
The cause was cancer, according to her husband, the artist Farhad Moshiri.
Ms. Aliabadi’s best-known pieces were the photographic series “Girls in Cars” (2005) and “Miss Hybrid” (2008). Each one illuminated how young Iranian women adapted mandatory codes of dress and behavior to reflect their own individuality rather than be c
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