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Tala Madani

Disco Ball with Holes, 2019

Oil on linen
20 × 17 × 1 in
50.8 × 43.2 × 2.5 cm
This is a unique work.
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Tala Madani
Iranian-American, b. 1981
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Tala Madani is known for creating paintings that look incisively and often irreverently at Middle-Eastern culture and gender issues. Madani typically represents male subjects in a child-like and simplified style, addressing themes including terrorism, tattoos, body hair removal, and prayer. In piss rainbow (2008), for example, a pyramid of men kneel in prayer, circular piss stains visible on each of their bottoms. Her paintings are often gestural and expressionistic, perhaps ironically echoing the painterly bravado attributed to male abstract artists of the mid 20th century.

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Tala Madani
Iranian-American, b. 1981
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Tala Madani is known for creating paintings that look incisively and often irreverently at Middle-Eastern culture and gender issues. Madani typically represents male subjects in a child-like and simplified style, addressing themes including terrorism, tattoos, body hair removal, and prayer. In piss rainbow (2008), for example, a pyramid of men kneel in prayer, circular piss stains visible on each of their bottoms. Her paintings are often gestural and expressionistic, perhaps ironically echoing the painterly bravado attributed to male abstract artists of the mid 20th century.

Tala Madani

Disco Ball with Holes, 2019

Oil on linen
20 × 17 × 1 in
50.8 × 43.2 × 2.5 cm
This is a unique work.
Contact For Price
location
London
Have a question? Read our FAQ.
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