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With a title like "Beauty and Bewilderment," the exhibition leads one to anticipate some level of puzzlement.The beauty is in the bewilderment itself.Historic Persian figures are depicted distorted and partially obscured by calligraphic textures and gestures in Farsi and Arabic script.Bringing an abstract and contemporary twist to age-old inscriptions, Jahanbin's work reincarnates the spirit of ancient calligraphy.Having studied calligraphy at Tehran University, he set out to reinterpret the ancient art as a bridge between the past and the present, tradition and modernity.The beauty lies in the bewilderment.Salar Ahmadian and Farnaz Jahanbin's "Beauty and Bewilderment" is up at Artspace Hamra through Dec. 5 .
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