• International Modern & Contemp auction at Christies

    Sale 7804

    International Modern & Contemporary Art

    27 October 2009, Jumeirah Emirates Towers Hotel

  • Lot 106

    Pooya Aryanpour (Iranian, b. 1971)

    Cutting Objects

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    Pooya Aryanpour (Iranian, b. 1971)
    Cutting Objects
    signed and dated in Farsi (lower right); signed, dated and titled 'Pooya Arianpour, 2006-2009 'cutting objects'' (on the reverse)
    oil on canvas
    67 x 98½in. (170 x 250cm.)
    Painted in 2006

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    In his recent works Pooya Aryanpour's use of calligraphy-inspired lines have become liberated from their resemblance to the letter-form, coalescing instead into abstracted objects. Superimposed on a darker background, an illusion of depth and space and a sense of dynamism is created.

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