Artist & Work

Bahar Behbahani

Bahar Behbahani

Female

b. 1973, Tehran

 

Bahar Behbahani’s work addresses questions of memory and loss, displacement and longing. In her recent paintings she revisits her birth country’s psycho-geographic landscape of memory, and investigates seductive beauty and colonialism. Her work has been featured in the 18th Sydney, 10th Sharjah and 1st Honolulu biennales, and in solo and group shows in Tehran, New York, Zagreb and Dhaka, among others.