Thursday B and I headed to the Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth for an early glimpse of a new exhibit opening this weekend. We love being members -- we get a chance to support the museum and to be among the first to view each new exhibit. We were invited to an artist's talk and reception for "Focus: Kamrooz Aram."
Aram combines painting, sculpture and collage into his installations. Several of the pieces in the exhibit contain abstracted motifs from Persian carpets. And the triangle features heavily in his work. He explained that he loves triangles -- they appear in both Persian stucco designs from the 13th and 14th centuries and in Western Modernist painting.
He painted these three pieces after visiting the Modern last year:
Another with a similar feel: