Abbas Akhavan – Works

Abbas Akhavan, Untitled, 2018, erratic boulder, water system, vintage fur coat, plastic bag, 40 x 30 x 31 in. (102 x 75 x 80 cm)

Abbas Akhavan, Untitled, 2018, tempered glass, laser printed photographs, cellophane tape, misting system, water, wood shims, 212 x 96 x 24 in. (539 x 244 x 61 cm)

Abbas Akhavan, Claim, 2018, 24 karat gold leaf on existing window security bars, 48 x 35 x 2 in. (122 x 90 x 6 cm)

Abbas Akhavan, sept cent soixante quatre pieds, 2018, paint on rooftop, 384 x 456 in. (975 x 1158 cm)

Abbas Akhavan, variations on a landscape, 2018, coloured transparencies, styrofoam, cast concrete, pump, water, estrogen, paper towel dispenser, paper towel, dimensions variable

Abbas Akhavan, Untitled, 2018, concrete, bird cage, 13 x 12 x 13 in. (34 x 30 x 33 cm)

Abbas Akhavan, Trough, 2017, terracotta, 17 x 93 x 9 in. (43 x 237 x 23 cm)

Abbas Akhavan, After “Untitled”, 2017, single ply tissue paper, 60 x 80 in. (152 x 203 cm)

Abbas Akhavan, If the first metaphor was animal, 2017, cotton elastic bandage, plaster, fiberglass, foam, 25 x 22 x 31 in. (63 x 56 x 78 cm)

Abbas Akhavan, For the Birds, 2017, concrete, 46 x 19 x 13 in. (118 x 48 x 32 cm)

Abbas Akhavan, Fountain, 2017, mirror, concrete, water, tubing, pump, 87 x 87 x 8 in. (220 x 220 x 20 cm)

Abbas Akhavan, Study for a Garden, 2017, bronze, 35 unique pieces, each 120 x 2 x 2 in. (120 x 5 x 5 cm)

Abbas Akhavan, Cornered Piece, 2017, steel, 114 x 39 x 39 in. (290 x 100 x 100 cm)

Abbas Akhavan, Variations on Ghost, 2017, soil, water, 47 x 126 x 87 in. (120 x 320 x 220 cm)

Abbas Akhavan, Study for a Painting, 2017, water-based acrylic house paint, dimensions variable

Abbas Akhavan, Bray for Cello, 2017, laser print on paper, 16 pieces, each 12 x 8 in. (30 x 21 cm)

Abbas Akhavan, Untitled, 2017, digital print on paper, mirror, frame, each 22 x 16 in. (55 x 40 cm)

Abbas Akhavan, Untitled, 2017, vitrines, sandbags, insulation, 83 x 71 x 24 in. (210 x 180 x 60 cm) and 71 x 63 x 16 in. (180 x 160 x 40 cm)

Abbas Akhavan, Untitled, 2017, wood, horsehair, aluminum, 59 x 173 x 3 in. (150 x 440 x 8 cm)

Abbas Akhavan, Variations on a Glasshouse, 2017, refrigerators, flowers, plastic buckets, 79 x 69 x 24 in. (200 x 175 x 60 cm)

Abbas Akhavan, Untitled, 2017, 2 chairs, 2 therapy dogs with handlers, dimensions variable

Abbas Akhavan, Study for a Monument (after the Pearl Roundabout), 2017, pearl satin fabric, 3600 x 138 in. (9144 x 350 cm)

Abbas Akhavan, they struck a tree with an axe…, 2017, plywood walls from SALT Beyoğlu, cut and placed on the roof of SALT Galata, 3043 x 887 in. (7730 x 2255 cm)

Abbas Akhavan, Kids, Cats and 1 Dog, 2016, paint on rooftop, dimensions variable

Abbas Akhavan, Study for a Curtain, 2015, tropical plants not native to UAE, wooden sticks, sand, oscillating fan, wind chime, removal of all light fixtures, exposed skylight, dimensions variable

Abbas Akhavan, A Study for a Garden, 2014, emerald cedar trees, cotton string, 47 in. (120 cm)

Abbas Akhavan, Variations on Untitled Garden, 2014, emerald cedar trees, dimensions variable

Abbas Akhavan, Fatigues, 2014, taxidermy animals, dimensions variable

Abbas Akhavan, Study for a Monument, 2013–2016, cast bronze, cotton sheets, dimensions variable

Abbas Akhavan, Untitled, 2013–ongoing, ink on photo-degradable stone paper, each 25 x 17 in. (63 x 44 cm)

Abbas Akhavan, Study for a Garden: Fountain, 2012, oscillating water sprinkler, pump, hose, pvc pond liner, water, dimensions variable

Abbas Akhavan, Study for a Garden: Ivy, 2012, english ivy, pvc piping, soil, water, dimensions variable

Abbas Akhavan, Study for a Garden: Leak, 2012, table, water, pump, cloth, rope, plastic bags, canister, pail, turmeric, coffee, canola oil, dimensions variable

Abbas Akhavan, Study for a Garden: Untitled Garden, 2012, leylandii trees, wood, soil, water, 98 x 118 x 24 in. (250 x 300 x 60 cm)

Abbas Akhavan, Dirt/Table, 2012, topsoil, water, wooden table, 42 x 36 x 72 in. (106 x 91 x 182 cm)

Abbas Akhavan, Variations on Ghosts and Guests: Well, 2011, various dishes, cookware, internal fountain system, water, dimensions variable

Abbas Akhavan, Variations on Ghosts and Guests: Curtains, 2011, cotton bedsheets, rope, clothespins, dimensions variable

Abbas Akhavan, Variations on Ghosts and Guests: Rest (Aftermath of a performance), 2011, single bed, pillow, duvet, bed sheets, artist’s studio, dimensions variable

Abbas Akhavan, Study for a Blue Shield, 2010–2017, gallery wall cut, painted and displayed on the roof of the exhibition space, (300 x 250 cm)

Abbas Akhavan, Variations on Laundry, June 7th and June 11th, 2010, various clothing hung from studio balcony, colours of the garments corresponded with the flags of the teams playing against Spain during FIFA World Cup Finales, dimensions variable

Abbas Akhavan, Stress Positions, 2009, 2 plinths, label, dimensions variable

Abbas Akhavan, Untitled Garden, 2008–, emerald cedar trees, cedar planters, soil, 98 x 984 x 24 in. (250 x 2500 x 60 cm)

Abbas Akhavan, Makeshift Objects, 2008, mixed media, dimensions variable

Abbas Akhavan, August 2006, 2006, single channel video, 7 minute loop