Dame of the Day: Shahzia Sikander

Shahzia SikanderToday’s Dame of the Day is Shahzia Sikander (1969-). Early in her art career, Sikander studied the tradition of Persian and Mughal miniature painting. Her incredibly complex, multi-faceted paintings addresses issues of economics, imperialism, colonialism and identity. Since her college days, Sikander has evolved her style to include digital animation and performance art. In 2006, Sikander became a MacArthur Fellow.

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