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Video Art and Media

Shirin Neshat (Iranian, born 1957), Possessed, 2001, 16 mm and 35 mm film transferred to digital video, purchase through funds provided by patrons of Collectors Evening 2019, 2019.189.1.

The High’s collection of video and new media was established in the 1970s with a small group of works by Robert Smithson, Christo and Jeanne-Claude, Peter Campus, and William Wegman and later complemented with works by Janet Biggs, William Kentridge, and Jefferson Pinder. Recent acquisitions include works by Paul Stephen Benjamin, Ericka Beckman, Andrea Galvani, Arthur Jafa, Won Ju Lim, Rodney McMillian, Borna Sammak, Shirin Neshat, and Jaye Rhee.