Her cleopatra makeup and tribal jewels have made her one of the most daring artists of the 21st century. Iranian born, Shirin Neshat is notorious for her calligraphic eye makeup, mimicking her delicate art work, with her signature thick kohl liner which she states as being her security blanket " I never go out in public without it on. I go to walk my dog, and I make sure I have my eye makeup on." Rethinking beauty and it's meaning for one's self confidence, the 57 year old expressionist is like a blank canvas herself which she gradually builds upon with her love of jingling accessories and piercing eye make up. Renowned for her boundary pushing work on socialism, and taking a stance against the idealistic image of women, here's a pictorial guide of Shirin Neshat and her rich beauty.