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BAKU

Yarat Contemporary Art Space

Faig Ahmed

Nə Var, Odur (It is What it is)

FAIG AHMEDAzman (The Biggest)2016, 

Sugar, beads, crystals and fabric, dimensions variable. 

Copyright and courtesy Yarat Contemporary Art Space, Baku.

Faig Ahmed, one of the best-known contemporary artists in Azerbaijan, has gained international acclaim for his take on the traditional Azerbaijani carpet as a metaphor for the tension between tradition and modernity. His most recognizable artworks are conceived as handwoven carpets that meld traditional motifs with pixilation and eye-bending designs, which often extend beyond…

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