Monir Shahroudy Farmanfarmaian

born 1924

Monir Shahroudy Farmanfarmaian, 'Untitled' 1976
Untitled 1976
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Biography

Monir Shahroudy Farmanfarmaian (Persian: منیر شاهرودی فرمانفرمائیان‎‎; born 1924) is an Iranian artist who lives in Tehran, and a collector of traditional folk art. She has been noted as one of the most prominent Iranian artists of the contemporary period, and she is the first modern artist to achieve an artistic practice that weds the geometric patterns and cut-glass mosaic techniques of her Iranian heritage with the rhythms of modern Western geometric abstraction.

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