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Maker(s):Houshiary, Shirazeh; Kosowicz, Peter (printer); The Paragon Press (publisher)
Culture:English, born Iran (1955-); British (1959-); English (1986-)
Title:Untitled from Round Dance
Date Made:1992
Materials:Color etching from five plates on 450 Zerkall etching paper
Measurements:Frame: 33 1/2 x 33 1/4 x 1 1/2 in; 85.1 x 84.5 x 3.8 cm; Sheet: 30 3/16 x 29 7/8 in; 76.7 x 75.9 cm; Plate/Image: 23 3/4 x 23 3/4 in; 60.3 x 60.3 cm
Narrative Inscription:  SIGNATURE: verso, lwr. r. (graphite): Shirazeh Houshiary; EDITION: verso, lwr. l. (graphite): 4/20
Accession Number:  UM 2023.10.2
Credit Line:Gift of Graham Gund; Nancy and Bruce Goldstein; Fred and Eva Fierst; and Hugh Davies, with additional funds raised through the 2023 UMass Campaign
Museum Collection:  University Museum of Contemporary Art at UMASS Amherst

Concentric round shapes composed of Arabic script in black on a green ground. One of a set of five colour etchings inspired by the poetry of Sufi mystic Jalal al-Din Rumi.

abstract; geometry; symmetry; circles; poetry; green

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