Bahar Behbahani "Garden Coup" Opening Reception Past

Thursday, May 19, 2016 ,
6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
- New York, NY, United States

Bahar Behbahani
"Garden Coup"

Opening reception: Thursday, May 19, 6–8:30 pm
Exhibition dates: May 19 - June 25, 2016
Artist talk with Dr. Shiva Balaghi: Saturday, June 4th at 3 pm

Thomas Erben Gallery is pleased to announce Garden Coup, a solo exhibition by Bahar Behbahani, an Iranian artist living and working in New York. The exhibition comprises paintings and an installation structured around the conflicted figure of Donald Wilber. Wilber is marked by duality: his writings on Persian gardens distinguish him as a well-respected Middle Eastern architectural scholar, one whose research the artist studied in college. However, Wilber was also a CIA secret agent, responsible for orchestrating the 1953 military coup in Iran.

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