Monir Shahroudy Farmanfarmaian at Serralves Part 4

The “Families”:

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The installation of large-scale mirror works produced by Monir since re-establishing her studio in Tehran in 2004 reveal how the compositional and structural principles established earlier in her work were subject to new spatial improvisations.

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The flamboyant Murqanas, based on the repetitive system of niches marking the transition between the dome and it’s base in the columns of Islamic Architecture, the ambitious series of mirror reliefs based on the geometric families of spatial coordiantes, from the triangle to the decagon, and the most recent, stainless steel sculpture Square redefine the surrounding space through multiple reflections of light and movement. The perceptual shifts provoked by these works find energetic expression in the artist’s most recent drawings in which line and colour produce yet again new and reverberating geometries.

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