Farhad Moshiri’s Sharp Display of Affection

Farhad Moshiri, Iranian artist, uses a contradictory tool to display the aptly titled installation “Life is Beautiful”. The ornate typography is stabbed directly into the gallery wall using hundred of knives. There is a sense of sarcastic ambiguity within Farhad’s piece. The artist believes there is room for interpretation and prefers to view the installation with a sense of lightheartedness. Attending the California Institute of the Arts (CalArts) for art and filmaking, before receiving international acclaim, Farhad is known for pushing the limits of texture and materials. To see more of Farhad Moshiri’s amazing masterpieces, please visit Galerie Perotin. For an extra treat, check out an interview with Farhad Moshiri, here. (via swissmiss)

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