AFSHIN PIRHASHEMI | CAN YOU KEEP A SECRET?

Afshin Pirhashemi, Untitled, 2017. Oil on canvas, 200 x 330 cm
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Can You Keep a Secret? is a solo exhibition featuring a new body of work by Afshin Pirhashemi presented by Ayyam gallery.

Pirhashemi is a process-driven artist who works in series of paintings, depicting extremes and creating narrative environments of oppositions, where struggle and strength are made manifest. But he is also showcasing a certain abstract Romanticism, such as in his two crimson landscape paintings of cascading movement, female apparitions, disguise and reflection. As he continues to reinvent himself, his tableaux are dramatic vignettes that unravel in a palimpsest of past and present where more is revealed, and less is known.

Here’s a guided tour through the exhibition, more details in the gallery above.

Can You Keep a Secret? Installation view
Can You Keep a Secret? Installation view
Can You Keep a Secret? Installation view
Can You Keep a Secret? Installation view
Can You Keep a Secret? Installation view
Can You Keep a Secret? Installation view
Can You Keep a Secret? Installation view
Can You Keep a Secret? Installation view

Info is extracted from the press release.

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