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Maryam Hoseini

Born in 1988, Tehrān, Iran, Islamic Republic of

Lives and works in New York City, United States


Maryam Hoseini’s paintings depict fractured, headless bodies navigating a landscape of architectural fragments and jagged shards, suggesting ruins or the aftermath of disaster. Exploring the subtle relationship between bodies, physical space, and the politics of narrative and painted in a bold geometric style and rendered in sumptuous colors, Hoseini’s paintings find levity and pleasure within incompleteness and breakages. By using shaped canvases that engage with the surrounding architecture, ...Read more