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Exhibition of New Works by Shirazeh Houshiary at Lehmann Maupin

NEW YORK, NY.- Lehmann Maupin presents Light Darkness, an exhibition of new works by Shirazeh Houshiary, on view 29 April – 19 June 2010. Her fifth exhibition at Lehmann Maupin features paintings, drawings, sculpture and video animation. Each of the works in Light Darkness oscillate and metamorphose constantly, revealing the true nature of the world which is not permanent or concrete, but illusive and changing. Fascinated by repetition dissolving into unfamiliarity, Houshiary constructs her paintings from repeated words, resulting in kinetic, luminous surfaces. “These paintings are very contemplative and encourage the viewer to look within. Here synchronicity is the point of connection between the inner and outer event” Houshiary says of this new body of work. These undulating surfaces created by