Kymia Nawabi: "Soothsayer" Artist Talk

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Kymia Nawabi: "Soothsayer" Artist Talk
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"Soothsayer" marks the first West Coast exhibition for Brooklyn-based Kymia Nawabi. In this exhibition Nawabi sustains themes that she began exploring during her Brooklyn Museum solo show "Not For Long My Forlorn" (2011-2012) - centered around a hyper-awareness of mortality. Having been raised without religion Nawabi built a personal belief system based on studies of Greek and Egyptian mythology, alchemy and various world religions. The results of these studies make their way into Nawabi's work: shrouded figures, esoteric talismans and mythological beasts inhabit these highly symbolic allegorical mixed-media paintings and drawings.

Join us Saturday, September 5th to talk with Kymia Nawabi and learn more about the themes, symbolism and methods that helped bring "Soothsayer" to life.

To learn more about the works included in the exhibition, visit our website: http://abmeyerwood.com/Exhibit_Detail.cfm?ShowsID=96
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