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REVIEWS

NEW YORK

Alexander Gray Associates

Siah Armajani

The Tomb Series

SIAH ARMAJANI, Written Minneapolis (The Last Tomb), 2014, Felt pen on mylar, 91.4 x 563.9 cm. Copyright 2015 Siah Armajani / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York. 

Courtesy Alexander Gray Associates, New York.

The tomb is an uneasy vortex in which notions of monument and intimacy collide. It recounts, and yet recoils—at once a flourish of identity and a vanishing point of mournful contemplation. If tombs tell stories, then Iranian-born, Minneapolis-based artist Siah Armajani makes them speak volumes. His beguiling sepulchers—dedicated…

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