ART GALLERYKAMIL ART GALLERY

Kamil Art Gallery showcases a large collection of contemporary art, and remains committed to supporting the work of young, emerging artists worldwide. Owned by the architect and interior designer Kamil, the gallery combines cutting-edge design with new and well-known art piece from artists. In nearly 30 years, Kamil has supported many artists from l’Ecole de Nice (Sosno, Le Malin, Klein, Arman ...) and highlighted the Spanish Sabala, F.M.G and Serrano.
He’s currently presenting the famous photographer New Yorker, Jordan Matter who created a viral phenomenon attracting over 3 million followers on social media as well as the videos of his Youtube series, “10 minute photo challenge” which have been viewed over 200 million times. Author of the New York Times bestsellers Dancers among Us and Born to Dance. He also supports an exceptionally eccentric German artist Eric Massholder with challenging works. It is quite natural that today Kamil Art Gallery focuses on Iranian contemporary art that is in full expansion.


KAMIL ART GALLERY
3 Av. Princesse Grace
98000 Monaco
www.kamil.mc
info@kamil.mc
tel. +377 92 16 00 10

EXHIBITIONDemon : A Mini Retrospective of Ali Akbar SadeghiApril 24th - June 6th

Kamil Art Gallery is delighted to present the first Monaco exhibition dedicated to Ali Akbar Sadeghi (b. 1937), one of the most prolific and influential Iranian artists of his generation.
This exhibition brings together a selection of masterpieces by the artist never seen before in Europe. Presenting a diverse collection of works on paper, oil paintings, animations, sculptures and collages from 1970s to 2019, this exhibition reveals Sadeghi’s artistic journey with a focus on “demons” as super-human figures. Influenced by Persian epic literature as well as universal narratives, Sadeghi’s work offers a thoughtful and creative insight to the condition of human in modern times.

Ali Akbar Sadeghi is a climax figure in the context of Iranian Modern and Contemporary art. He has practiced in many artistic fields and has influenced many genres and artists.
Sadeghi has participated in over fifty solo and group exhibitions nationally and internationally. His works have been featured in over eight volumes of monographs and is part of renowned museums around the world including British Museum and Los Angeles County Museum of Art. He has been sitting on the jury panels of over ten international biennials and has won numerous international awards for his outstanding animations and designs. In 2009, Sadeghi was recognized by the Ministry of Culture in Iran as an outstanding figure due to his lifetime contributions to Iranian art and culture.
Artist's website : aliakbarsadeghi.com

Curated by Fereshte Moosavi, Independent Curator, PhD, Curatorial/Knowledge, Goldsmiths University of London