The Rule and Its Exception
May 9 - June 30, 2012
2445 North Boulevard, Houston, TX 77098
Artists from the Middle East draw from traditions of miniature painting, ornamentation, figuration and calligraphy to speak to contemporary realities. Featuring Shiva Ahmadi, Soody Sharifi, Roya Akhavan, Khosrow Hassanzadeh, Ayad Alkadhi, Reza Derakshani, Kezban Arca Batibeki, Pouran Junchi, Negar Ahkami, Ghasem Hajizadeh, Afsoon, Farideh Lashai, Shoja Azari, and Shahram Karimi.