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Nairy Baghramian

Born in 1971, Isfahan, Iran, Islamic Republic of

Lives and works in Berlin, Germany

Overview

Using materials such as silicon, steel and resin, Iranian artist Nairy Baghramian creates sculptures and installations that investigate both the human body’s relationship with architecture and the limits and capabilities of her medium. She constructs objects that defy one’s preconceived notions of the materials from which they are constructed. The artist’s sculptures – which are often entwined around twisted metal armatures – are at once amorphous and cerebral, while remaining colourful, playful...Read more