Siah Armajani: Follow This Line

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By Clare Davies and Victoria Sung

The work of Iranian-born, Minneapolis-based artist Siah Armajani (b. 1939) draws inspiration from poetry and philosophy, architecture and mathematics, politics and contemporary life. Developed in close collaboration with the artist, this catalogue was published to accompany Siah Armajani: Follow This Line, the artist's first US retrospective, a major survey co-organized by the Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, and The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York.

Though Armajani is best known today for his works of public art—bridges, gazebos, gardens, reading rooms—located across the United States and Europe, this groundbreaking presentation centers on his studio as the site of a rich and generative practice. His artworks, at once abstract and political, engage a range of references: from Persian calligraphy to the manifesto, letter, and talisman; from poetry to mathematical equations and computer programming; from the Abstract Expressionist canvas to American vernacular architecture, Bauhaus design, and Russian Constructivism. To "follow the line" is to explore Armajani’s visionary proposals for both the physical world and the realm of ideas.

The catalogue includes previously unpublished texts as well as a chronology of the artist’s life and work. Contributions by Nazgol Ansarinia, Sam Durant, Barbad Golshiri, and Slavs and Tatars speak to his influence on a younger generation of artists based in the United States, Europe, and the Middle East.

By Clare Davies and Victoria Sung

The work of Iranian-born, Minneapolis-based artist Siah Armajani (b. 1939) draws inspiration from poetry and philosophy, architecture and mathematics, politics and contemporary life. Developed in close collaboration with the artist, this catalogue was published to accompany Siah Armajani: Follow This Line, the artist's first US retrospective, a major survey co-organized by the Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, and The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York.

Though Armajani is best known today for his works of public art—bridges, gazebos, gardens, reading rooms—located across the United States and Europe, this groundbreaking presentation centers on his studio as the site of a rich and generative practice. His artworks, at once abstract and political,...See More

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  • Publisher: The Metropolitan Museum of Art
  • Editor: Clare Davies and Victoria Sung
  • Pages: 448
  • Illustrations: 550 in full color
  • Format: Cloth-bound
  • Dimensions: 7 1/2'' x 10 1/2''
  • ISBN: 9781935963196
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