The Space Between: Rana Begum’s Minimalist Art | Verve Magazine
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June 30, 2016

The Space Between: Rana Begum’s Minimalist Art

Text by Huzan Tata

Head to the English capital to enjoy the Bangladeshi-British artist’s multi-dimensional works and installations

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She’s described as an ‘urban romantic’. Bangladeshi-British artist Rana Begum – whose works are reminiscent of geometric patterns found in Islamic art – creates installations and minimalist works that appeal to both the emotional and the intellectual. In her first solo show at a public institution, Begum presents a series of engaging abstracts that explore variations of light, colour, material, movement and form. Says the press note for the show, ‘Often bringing a potentially infinite order to her works, Begum skilfully gives physical form to fleeting moments of aesthetic wonder.’ Here’s your chance to view these wonders on a gallery wall.

Read about her inspirations and what motivates Rana to create art here.

The Space Between is on display at Parasol unit, foundation for contemporary art in London until September 18, 2016.

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