Monthly Archives: March 2014

25 posts

Mikhail Zhirmunsky Presents an Unfamiliar World

In Mikhail Zhirmunsky’s whirlwind multimedia pieces, technique and subject come together to conjure mystery. Zhirmunsky paints innocuous scenes, such as peaceful farmhouses seen through the trees, or a simple silhouette of a chair. However, he treats them with radically energetic brushstrokes, otherworldly […]

Abraaj Group Art Prize

Garden and Spring takes as its title that of the canonical Urdu text Bagh O Bahar, the tale of a king without an heir. On a solitary journey, he encounters a group of itinerant dervishes who share cautionary tales, following the epistolary […]