Nadia Ayari

Born 1981
Hometown Tunis, Tunisa
Lives and Works New York, NY
Education
MFA, Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI, 2007
BA, Boston University, Boston, MA, 2004

Barjeel Foundation, Sharjah, UAE

State Museum of Contemporary Art, Thessaloniki, Greece

Saatchi Collection, London, UK

Taymour Grahne Gallery, New York, NY

Nadia Ayari’s work focuses on political landscapes. Using recurring sets of protagonists, her paintings relate conceptual narratives from surrounding structures. For the fig, the character at the center of her compositions, the way through said structures is sanguine. Her recent explorations in fresco add a sculptural dimension to her richly dense surfaces and question dominant historical armatures.


She has had solo projects at Luce, Turin, Monya Rowe, New York and The Third Line, Dubai, and has participated in the 12th International Cairo Biennale (2010), the 3rd Thessaloniki Biennale (2011) and Art Dubai Projects (2014). Her work has also been exhibited in venues including the Saatchi Gallery, London, and Monica DeCardenas, Zuoz and Gallery Diet, Florida. She also co-runs S2A, a project space and collective based in New York where she currently lives and works.


Courtesy of Taymour Grahne Gallery

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