Past Exhibition / Monir Shahroudy Farmanfarmaian

Recollection

February 10 - February 26, 2009

  • MSF_Triangle On Triangle No .4_2008_Felt Marker , Color Pencil & Mirror On Paper _60x 90cm _650

  • MSF_Hexagon On Triangle No .5_2008_Felt Marker , Color Pencil & Mirror On Paper _60x 90cm _650

  • MSF_Hexagon On Triangle No .9_2008_Felt Marker , Color Pencil & Mirror On Paper _60x 90cm _650

  • MSF_Untitled (Sculpture 1)_2008_Mirror , Reverse -glass Painting On Plaster On Wood _82x 82x 60cm _Close Up _650

  • MSF_Variations On Hexagon -01_2008_122x 45.5[top ]-109[bottom ]x 8cm _mirror +reverse Glass _650

Images

This latest collection of sculpture and drawing by Farmanfarmaian demonstrates the journey of a person exploring the geometry, craftsmanship and aesthetics of her country, with the addition of a modern, fine art element. 

Her work brings together the as created a unique dialogue that engages traditional Iranian crafts as well as international contemporary art, coercing her audience to observe an old beauty with an avant-garde appreciation.Intricate ornamentation of Iranian architecture with the pared-down aesthetic of modern abstract expressionism and minimalism in colourful, geometric motifs.