Artist Talk with Bahar Behbahani

When 7 Mar 2019
6:00AM - 8:00AM
Where Art Projects International
434 Greenwich Street, Ground Floor
New York, NY 10013
United States

Bahar Behbahani (b. 1973, Tehran, Iran. Lives and works in Brooklyn, NY) is a recipient of the 2019 Creative Capital Award. She is currently participating in The Drawing Center’s Open Sessions (2018-2020), and her work will be featured in Open Sessions 15 at The Drawing Center in 2019. In 2017, Behbahani’s solo exhibition Let the Garden Eram Flourish was presented at the Hood Museum of Art at Dartmouth College. Behbahani‘s work has been featured in numerous international biennales including the 7th Moscow International Biennale of Contemporary Art, Russia (2017); 11th Shanghai Biennale, China (2016); The Prologue Exhibition for the 2016 Honolulu Biennial (2014); 18th Biennale of Sydney, Australia (2012); and Sharjah Biennial 10, UAE (2011). Recent exhibitions include Active Forms, Sharjah Art Foundation, UAE (2018); Garden Coup, Thomas Erben Gallery, NY (2016); and Marking 2, Art Projects International, NY (2016). Her work is represented in major collections including the Hood Museum of Art at Dartmouth College; Sharjah Art Foundation, UAE; and Queensland Museum, Australia.

Thursday, March 7, 2019

6 – 7pm   Artist Talk with Bahar Behbahani
Bahar Behbahani will give an overview of her work and future projects in a lively discussion. She is a recipient of the 2019 Creative Capital Award for her project inspired by Persian garden design, philosophy, plants, and flora.
7 – 8pm   Reception with the artists

As space is limited, RSVP:

Bahar Behbahani, Report to London, from Garden Coup series, 2015-16, mixed media on canvas, 54 x 72 inches (137.2 x 182.9 cm). Image Courtesy of the artist and Art Projects International, New York.

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