H-AMCA is a network devoted to the study of modern and contemporary art from the Arab world, Iran, and Turkey. We aim to create a network of interested scholars and organizations to enable historians and other scholars to easily communicate current research and teaching interests, and to promote scholarly cooperation between both persons and organizations.

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ANN: Pantea Karimi The Unbearable Lightness of Mathematics (Sept 11 - Oct 17, Oakland, CA)

 

Pantea Karimi
The Unbearable Lightness of Mathematics

Solo Exhibition, Sep 11-Oct 17, 2020
Mercury 20 Gallery, Oakland, CA

 

Meeting with the artist, Pantea Karimi, in the Gallery: Sep 12, 3-6 PM, Sep 19, 12-6 PM, 

Oct. 3, 12-6 PM and Oct. 17, 3-6 PM. 

GALLERY HOURS & INFO:

- Friday & Saturday, 12-6

- 475 25th Street, Oakland, between Telegraph & Broadway

- (510) 701-4620

 

Exhibition Statement: 

 

CFP Eikon Imago, vol. 10 (2021). Miscellany and Monographic Issue (Eternal Sadness: Representations of Death in Visual Culture from Antiquity to the Present Time, ed. Luis Vives-Ferrándiz Sánchez )

Our scientific journal Eikón / Imago, edited by the CAPIRE research team at the Complutense University of Madrid, is already working on the next issue. It is an annual academic publication whose research interest focuses on iconography and visual culture, from a thematic scope that encompasses the forms and meanings of the images of any era, culture or country, as well as any thematic, typological or disciplinary variant: religious, mythological, political, musical, fantastic, animalistic and other.

Each issue of Eikón / Imago Magazine consists of three sections:

Author: 
Suheyla Takesh, Lynn Gumpert, eds.
Reviewer: 
Michael Ernst

Ernst on Lynn Gumpert and Suheyla Takesh, 'Taking Shape: Abstraction from the Arab World, 1950s-1980s' and Takesh and Gumpert, 'Taking Shape: Abstraction from the Arab World, 1950s–1980s'

 

Lynn Gumpert, Suheyla Takesh. Taking Shape: Abstraction from the Arab World, 1950s-1980s. New York: Grey Art Gallery, January 14–April 4, 2020. Exhibition. Suheyla Takesh, Lynn Gumpert, eds. Taking Shape: Abstraction from the Arab World, 1950s–1980s. Munich: Hirmer Publishers, 2020. Illustrations. 256 pp. $45.49 (cloth), ISBN 978-3-7774-3428-5

 

Taking Shape: Abstraction from the Arab World, 1950s-1980s, installation view.

Installation view of “Taking Shape: Abstraction from the Arab World, 1950s-1980s,” H-AMCA, H-Net Reviews. Rachid Koraïchi, Cet espace incrusté de nos destins (1986) and Sans toi, ni moi ou l’hallucination nostalgique (1986); Mohammed Khadda, Abstraction vert (1969) and Abstraction vert sur fond orange (1969); Hamed Abdalla, Al-Tamazzuq (1975); Yvette Achkar, Untitled (1980). Grey Art Gallery. Photograph by Michael Ernst, 2020.

Taking Shape: Abstraction from the Arab World, 1950s-1980s, installation view.

Installation view of “Taking Shape: Abstraction from the Arab World, 1950s-1980s,” H-AMCA, H-Net Reviews. Ibrahim El-Salahi, The Last Sound (1964); Shakir Hassan Al Said, Untitled (1963), Untitled (1970), and Al-Muntassirun (1983); and Ahmad Shibrain, Calligraphic Compositions (c. 1960s), Untitled (c. 1960s), and Untitled (1965). Grey Art Gallery. Photograph by Michael Ernst, 2020.