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Monir Shahroudy Farmanfarmaian

Fractured & Dissolved into Brilliance

By HG Masters

In a career that spans six decades, an artist strives to preserve Iran’s cultural heritage while developing a radiant body of contemporary mirror mosaics that shines a new light on the legacy of Modernism.

Monir Shahroudy Farmanfarmaian in the lobby of her apartment building in New York, 2010. Photo by Curtis Hamilton for ArtAsiaPacific.

On pristine white-painted gallery walls, whether in Dubai or New York, Brisbane or Doha, Monir Shahroudy Farmanfarmaian’s mirrored mosaics appear as objects from another time, the product…

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