Fereydoun Ave: Shah Abbas and his Page Boy

Art, Textiles Rossi & Rossi , Aberdeen Until Saturday July 29 2017
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Fereydoun Ave: Shah Abbas and his Page Boy
Courtesy of Rossi & Rossi
Fereydoun Ave, Lahaf 19, 2017, Mixed media on patchwork of various fabrics, 183 x 320 cm

Iranian artist Fereydoun Ave uses large quilts as his canvas for collage painting to examine Iranian history and civilization

This exhibition showcases new works by Iranian artist Fereydoun Ave in the form of eight large quilts. Each of the quilts are made up of fabrics and materials sourced from Tehran’s bazaars, which Ave have collected over the span of decades, resulting in beautiful collage-paintings. 

Influenced by Abstract Expressionism and pop collages and marrying it with Eastern traditions, Ave’s collage quilts are windows into Iranian history, civilization, and forgotten tales. For this series, Ave has based his new works around Persian culture, exploring the boundary between public and private life.


Venue name: Rossi & Rossi
Address: Unit 3C, Yally Industrial Building
6 Yip Fat Street
Wong Chuk Hang
Hong Kong

Opening hours: Tue-Sat 11am-6pm
Event website: http://rossirossi.com/contemporaryexhibit/shah-abbas-and-his-page-boy/
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