Wednesday, April 22, 2015
Contemporary Art / Doha - Monir Farmanfarmaian
A NEW SPRING
signed and dated 2007 twice on the reverse
mirror, reverse-glass painting and plaster on wood
93.5 by 122.5cm.; 36 1/2 by 48 1/4 in.
Farmanfarmaian’s artwork draws inspiration from classical Iranian culture and tradition, which is translated both conceptually and in the technical execution of her works. The intriguing combination of the traditional with the avant-garde creates an elegantly distinctive style which the artist applies to reinterpret Islamic geometric designs in a variety of mediums, often using glass or mirror as her primary support. More