Nairy Baghramian, ‘Eule/Owl’, 2007, Sculpture, Painted wood, epoxy resin, Attika Fine Arts
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Nairy Baghramian

Eule/Owl, 2007

Painted wood, epoxy resin
33 1/2 × 14 3/5 × 15 7/10 in
85 × 37 × 40 cm
.
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Nairy Baghramian
Iranian, b. 1971
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Nairy Baghramian explores forms and concepts inherited from the history of art to address issues of functionality, decoration, abstraction, and feminism. Her work offers a reflection on the incessant cycle of aesthetic object production, cultivating an interest in marginalized art forms and spaces that are often considered territory of the “feminine”. Her sculptures —made from a wide range of materials including steel, silicon, resin, and leather— bring art historical references into the realm of the subjective: the human body is dismantled and recombined through the politics of interior design. The result offers a re-reading of the legacy of Minimalism and Surrealism in the shape of protuberances and cavities, lumps and spills, organs and body parts. Instability, also a recurrent theme in Baghramian’s work, becomes evident in the use of tenuous and flimsy supports to hold and display her sculptures: dangling or leaning, always on the brink of collapse. The strength of her practice lies precisely in revisiting the oft-overlooked and the delicate, using these tropes as a point of departure for sculptures that are aware of their own fragility while comfortably holding sway over the exhibition space.

Nairy Baghramian, ‘Eule/Owl’, 2007, Sculpture, Painted wood, epoxy resin, Attika Fine Arts
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Nairy Baghramian
Iranian, b. 1971
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Nairy Baghramian explores forms and concepts inherited from the history of art to address issues of functionality, decoration, abstraction, and feminism. Her work offers a reflection on the incessant cycle of aesthetic object production, cultivating an interest in marginalized art forms and spaces that are often considered territory of the “feminine”. Her sculptures —made from a wide range of materials including steel, silicon, resin, and leather— bring art historical references into the realm of the subjective: the human body is dismantled and recombined through the politics of interior design. The result offers a re-reading of the legacy of Minimalism and Surrealism in the shape of protuberances and cavities, lumps and spills, organs and body parts. Instability, also a recurrent theme in Baghramian’s work, becomes evident in the use of tenuous and flimsy supports to hold and display her sculptures: dangling or leaning, always on the brink of collapse. The strength of her practice lies precisely in revisiting the oft-overlooked and the delicate, using these tropes as a point of departure for sculptures that are aware of their own fragility while comfortably holding sway over the exhibition space.

Nairy Baghramian

Eule/Owl, 2007

Painted wood, epoxy resin
33 1/2 × 14 3/5 × 15 7/10 in
85 × 37 × 40 cm
.
Contact For Price
Have a question? Visit our help center.
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