Posts Tagged ‘Amir H. Fallah’

Odd Jobs: Amir H. Fallah

Amir H. Fallah. Moment of reflection. 2016; acrylic and collage on paper mounted to canvas; 48"x48". Courtesy of the artist and Shulamit Nazarian Los Angeles.

Welcome to Odd Jobs, where I interview artists about their varied and untraditional career arcs. For this installment I spoke on the telephone with Amir H. Fallah, whose work examines the conceits of portraiture, making its tropes the objects of manipulation and obfuscation. Born in Tehran, Iran, in 1979, he received his BFA from the Maryland Institute College of Art and his MFA in painting[…..]

Amir H. Fallah: All Experience Is an Arch at Hap Gallery

Students of metaphysics commonly debate about time and space as an arc—curving and perhaps boomeranging, to ends that are difficult to articulate. Los Angeles–based artist Amir H. Fallah, however, postulates the experience of time and space as something more solid and tangible, akin to a structure engineered for indiscriminate movement back and forth. All Experience Is an Arch at Hap Gallery is an experiential recounting[…..]

The Right Stuff: Amir H. Fallah at Gallery Wendi Norris

In our predominantly consumerist society, it is increasingly difficult to disconnect ourselves from our belongings. Barbara Kruger summarized the contemporary Cartesian dualism when she created her 1987 piece, “I Shop Therefore I am.” The more we define ourselves through our endlessly multiplying clutter, the harder it is to relate to others who don’t share our specific collection of objects onto which we project meaning and[…..]

The Pop of Colors

Currently on view at POV Evolving Gallery in Chinatown, Los Angeles is the group exhibition, The Pop of Colors. Curated by Yasmine Mohseni, the show features original pieces by artists whose work historically samples from the “Pop Art” color wheel, whether the vivid hues play central or supporting roles in the overall aesthetic. The artists exhibited include: former Daily Serving interviewees Amir H. Fallah and[…..]

Amir H. Fallah

Currently on view at the Nathan Larramendy Gallery is the solo exhibition Pedestal featuring new paintings and sculpture by artist Amir H. Fallah. Continuing the use of imagery such as terrariums, botanicals and Persian miniature painting, Fallah’s work explores his experience of adolescent development when his interests were being formed and new paths were constantly discovered. Fallah has become known for his large scale fort[…..]

Amir H. Fallah

Opening this Thursday at the RHYS Gallery in Boston will be an exhibition of several new works by Los Angeles-based artist Amir H. Fallah. On view in the gallery will be one of Fallah’s signature fort/terrarium installations which will contain live cacti and music by Minor Threat. Fallah, who is also the founder and creative director of Beautiful/Decay Magazine, has exhibited internationally with the Third[…..]

Amir H. Fallah

Los Angeles-based artist Amir H. Fallah will be exhibiting in this year’s Rogue Wave ’07 exhibition at L.A. Louver Gallery, which opens with an artist reception this evening. This will be the third exhibition in the Rogue Wave series, which examines work currently being made by artists in Los Angeles through the media of painting, drawing, sculpture, photography, video, installation and conceptual art. For the[…..]