Monir Shahroudy Farmanfarmaian

Have you ever imagined what it would be like to step inside a sparkling diamond? Get to know Monir Shahroudy Farmanfarmaian an Iranian artist known for creating glittering, geometric mosaics of mirror, metal, and glass. As an artist, Farmanfarmaian made art that reflected the two countries that she lived in: Iran and the United States.

Get to Know Monir Shahroudy Farmanfarmaian is a part of HIRSHHORN KIDS We Speak: The Art of Becoming and About the Artist series. About the Artist biographies are designed for kids under age 12. Modern and contemporary artists’ lives reflect recent human history ​and events. Sharing these life stories and artworks can help kids see their own potential and better understand the world and their place in it. It is our goal to inspire future generations of artists, makers​, and creative problem solvers—sharing artists stories is one way Hirshhorn KIDS realize this goal.

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