MONIR FARMANFARMAIAN 2004-2013

NEWSText: Satsuki Miyanishi

Monir Shahroudy Farmanfarmaian, Square and Pentagon, 2008, Mirror, reverse-glass painting and plaster on wood, 100 x 160 cm

The Third Line will present a survey exhibition of Iranian artist Monir Shahroudy Farmanfarmaian that reflects upon the past decade of her remarkable artistic journey. Showcasing works from 2004 until now – including those being displayed for the first time – the exhibition highlights Monir’s stellar career as a pioneer in contemporary Iranian art.

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Mapping a chronological trajectory through the different series of works that Monir completed over the past nine years, the exhibition follows the evolution of her signature style aineh-kari mirror mosaics and her investigation into divine cosmology. The principal theme in her art practice of correlating mysticism with numerology, Islamic geometry and architecture remains a quintessential feature within this exhibit.

Monir Farmanfarmaian 2004-2013
Date: March 18th – April 19th, 2013
Opening hour: 10:00 – 19:00
Closed on Friday
Place: The Third Line
Address: Street 6, Industrial area Al Quoz 3, Dubai
Tel: +971 4 341 1367
http://www.thethirdline.com

Text: Satsuki Miyanishi

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