2018

Irish Museum of Modern Art, Dublin, Ireland

Sunrise, Sunset

Solo Exhibition

Grand Rapids Art Museum, Grand Rapids, MI

Mirror Variations: The Art of Monir Shahroudy Farmanfarmaian

Solo Exhibition

Bruges Triennial, Bruges, Belgium

Khayyam Fountain

Group Exhibition

​2017

Chrysler Museum, Norfolk, VA

Infinite Possibility. Mirror Works and Drawings, 1974–2014

Solo Exhibition

Savannah College of Art and Design, Savannah, GA

Monir Shahroudy Farmanfarmain: Lineages

Solo Exhibition

Institute of Arab and Islamic Art

Inaugural Exhibition

Group Exhibition

The Armory Show, New York, NY

Haines Gallery Booth

Group Exhibition

Art Basel Hong Kong, HK

The Third Line Gallery

Group Exhibition

2016

Haines Gallery, San Francisco, CA

Monir Farmanfarmaian: Convertibles

Solo Exhibition

11th Gwangju Biennale 2016, South Korea

The Eighth Climate (What Does Art Do?)

Group Exhibition

The Frances Young Tang Teaching Museum and Art Gallery at Skidmore College, Saratoga Springs, NY

Sixfold Symmetry: Pattern in Art and Science

Group Exhibition

The Third Line Gallery, Dubai, UAE

Monir Shahroudy Farmanfarmain: Infinite Geometry

Solo Exhibition

Photo: Courtesy of the Artist and The Third Line
Photo: Courtesy of Monir Shahroudy Farmanfarmaian
Photo: Courtesy of the Artist and The Third Line

2015

Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York, NY

Monir Shahroudy Farmanfarmaian: Infinite Possibility. Mirror Works and Drawings, 1974-2014

Solo Exhibition

Haines Gallery, San Francisco, CA

Based on the Hexagon: The Recent Drawings of Monir Farmanfarmaian

Solo Exhibition ​

 

Vienna Biennale, Austria
Ideas for Change

Group Exhibition 

2014

Fundação de Serralves – Museu de Arte Contemporânea, Porto, Portugal (traveling)

Monir Shahroudy Farmanfarmaian: Infinite Possibility. Mirror Works and Drawings, 1974-2014

Solo Exhibition

 

Manarat Al Saadiyat, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

Seeing Through Light: Selections from the Guggenheim Abu Dhabi Collection

Solo Exhibition 

New Orleans, LA

Prospect.3

Group Exhibition

Haines Gallery, San Francisco, CA

Fundamental Abstraction III

Group Exhibition

Photo: Courtesy of the Artist and The Third Line

2013

Haines Gallery, San Francisco

The First Family

Solo Exhibition

Rose Issa Projects, London, United Kingdom

Monir Farmanfarmaian: Hejleh

Solo Exhibition

The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, TX

Monir Shahroudy Farmanfarmaian: Convertibles and Polygons

Solo Exhibition

 

The Third Line, Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Monir Farmanfarmaian 2004-2013

Solo Exhibition 

 

Sharjah Art Foundation, United Arab Emirates

Sharjah Beinnial 11: Re:emerge, Towards a New Cultural Cartography

Group Exhibition

Des Moines Art Center, Des Moines, IA

Transparencies: Contemporary Art and A History of Glass

Group Exhibition

CAB Art Center, Brussels, Belgium

‘The Fold’ Absence, Disappearance and the Loss of Memory in the Work of 12 Iranian Artists

Group Exhibition

WIELS Contemporary Art Centre, Brussels, Belgium

Monir Shahroudy Farmanfarmaian/Jef Geys

Group Exhibition 

Asia Society Museum, New York, NY

Iran Modern

Group Exhibition

Museum Villa Stuck, Munich, Germany

Besoin d’Orient

Group Exhibition

Haines Gallery, San Francisco, CA

Poetic of Construction

Group Exhibition

Houser & Wirth, London, United Kingdom

Trade Routes

Group Exhibition

Haines Gallery, San Francisco, CA

Poetics of Construction

Group Exhibition

 

The San Antonio Museum of Art, San Antonio, TX

Jameel Prize 2011

Group Exhibition

2010

29th Bienal de São Paulo, Brazil

Rose Issa Projects, United Kingdom

Monir Shahroudy Farmanfarmaian: Recent Works

Solo Exhibition

Haus der Kunst, Munich, Germany

The Future of Tradition  - The Tradition of Future

Group Exhibition 

 

Munich, Germany

Masterpieces of Muhammadan Art 

Group Exhibition

2009

Queensland Art Museum, Australia

6th Asia Pacific Triennial of Contemporary Art

Group Exhibition 

 

Venice, Italy

East-West Divan and Living Traditions: Contemporary Art From Afghanistan, Iran and Pakistan

Group Exhibition

2008

Leighton House Museum, London, United Kingdom

Geometry of Hope

Solo Exhibition

 

The Third Line, Doha, Qatar

Recollections

Solo Exhibition

Orangery, Lower Belvedere, Vienna, Austria

The Power of the Ornament

Group Exhibition


Zentrum Paul Klee, Bern, Switzerland

Monir Shahroudy Farmanfarmaian

Group Exhibition

2012

The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY

Contemporary Iranian Art from the Permanent Collection

Group Exhibition

2011

The Third Line, United Arab Emirates

Kaleidoscope

Solo Exhibition

Rose Issa Projects, London, United Kingdom

Mixed Hanging

Solo Exhibition

Haines Gallery, San Francisco, CA

Monir Farmanfarmaian & Zhan Wang

Group Exhibition 

Beirut Exhibition Center, Iran

Zendegi: Twelve Contemporary Iranian Artists

Group Exhibition 

 

Traveling: The Casa Arabe, Madrid, Spain; The Cantor Arts Centre, Stanford, CA; Victoria & Albert Museum, United Kingdom; The Institute du Monde Arab, Paris, France

Jameel Prize 2011

Group Exhibition 

Photo: Courtesy David Heald - Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York

2007

The Third Line, Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Recollections

Solo Exhibition 

 

Victoria and Albert Museum, London, United Kingdom

Monir Shahroudy Farmanfarmaian: Mirror Mosaics

Solo Exhibition 

Geneva, Switzerland

ING Bank Exhibition

Group Exhibition

2006

Victoria and Albert Museum, London, United Kingdom

Solo Exhibition 

2002

Grey Gallery, New York University, New York, NY

Group Exhibition

2001

The Curve Gallery, Barbican, London, United Kingdom

Iranian Contemporary Art

Group Exhibition

2000

Center for Iranian Modern Art, New York, NY

Solo Exhibition

1999

Center for Iranian Modern Art, New York, NY

Group Exhibition

  

Installation views, ‘Monir Shahroudy Farmanfarmaian: Infinite Possibility. Mirror Works and Drawings 1974-2014’, Serralves Museum of Contemporary Art, Porto, from 09 OCT 2014 to 11 JAN 2015. Photos: Filipe Braga, © Fundação de Serralves, Porto.

1998

Kent Fine Art, Kent, CT

Group Exhibition

  

1986-87  

Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY (Touring Exhibition)

Group Exhibition

1985-86

Bernice Steinbaum Gallery, New York, NY (Touring Exhibition)

Group Exhibition

Muscarelle Museum of Art, Williamsburg, VA

Group Exhibition

 

University of Idaho, Moscow, ID

Group Exhibition

Amarillo Art Center, Amarillo, TX

Group Exhibition

Tampa Museum of Art, Tampa, FL

Group Exhibition

University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee Museum, Milwaukee, WI

Group Exhibition

Toledo Museum of Art, Toledo, OH

Group Exhibition

Wake Forest University, Winston-Salem, NC

Group Exhibition

Boca Raton, FL

Group Exhibition

Hunter Museum of Art, Chattanooga, TN

Group Exhibition

 

Arkansas Art Center, Little Rock, AR

Group Exhibition

Butler Institute of American Art, Youngstown, OH

Group Exhibition

Phillips Exeter Academy, Exeter, NH

Group Exhibition

Photo: Courtesy Todd Heisler - The New York Times
Photo: Courtesy of the Artist and The Third Line

1982-84

Houston Museum of Natural Science, Houston, TX, traveling: California of Sciences, San Francisco, CA; Minnesota Science Museum, St. Paul, MI; National Museum of  Natural History, Washington, D.C.; Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C.; Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn, NY

The Heritage of Islam

Group Exhibition

1982

Royal Ontario Museum, Ontario, Canada

Group Exhibition

Art Students League of New York, NY

Group Exhibition

Pacific Asia Museum, Pasadena, CA

Group Exhibition

Leila Taghinia-Milani Gallery, New York, NY

Group Exhibition

                                     

1977

Galerie Denise René, Paris, France and New York, NY 

Solo Exhibition

 

1976                 

Iran America Society, Tehran, Iran

Solo Exhibition

Iran America Society, Tehran, Iran

Group Exhibition 

Modern Iranian Art, Basel Art Fair 7, Basel, Switzerland

Group Exhibition 

1975

Jacques Kaplan Gallery, Washington, D.C.

Solo Exhibition

Kennedy Center, Washington, D.C.

Solo Exhibition

Jacques Kaplan Gallery, New York, NY

Solo Exhibition

Grey Art Gallery, New York University, New York, NY

Group Exhibition

                  

Takht-e-Jamshid Gallery: Blue, Tehran, Iran

Group Exhibition

Ministry of Culture and Arts, Tehran, Iran

Group Exhibition

Women’s Interart Center, New York City  

Color, Light and Image: Works and Statements

Group Exhibition

Monir Farmanfarmaian / Lightning for Nedam 2009, Opening Crowds 10 / Photo Courtesy of the Artist and The Third Line

1973       

Iran America Society, Tehran, Iran

Solo Exhibition

Palais des Beaux-Arts, Brussels, Belgium

Group Exhibitio

1968

Italian Institute, Tehran, Iran

Solo Exhibition

Columbia University, Center for Iranian Studies, New York, NY

Group Exhibition

1965      

Palais des Congres, Monte Carlo, Monaco

Group Exhibition

1964

Venice Biennale, Venice, Italy

Group Exhibition

                          

Fourth Biennale of Tehran, Iran

Group Exhibition

1963

Ecole des Beaux Arts, University of Tehran, Iran

Solo Exhibition

1958

Venice Biennale, Venice, Italy (Gold Medal)

Solo Exhibition

First Biennale of Tehran, Iran

Group Exhibition

Venice Biennale, Venice, Italy

Group Exhibition

Photo: Courtesy of the Artist

SELECTED PUBLIC COLLECTIONS

The Alfond Collection of Contemporary Art at Rollins College, Cornell Fine Arts Museum

The Carpet Museum, Tehran, Iran

Chase Manhattan Bank, New York, NY

Dag Hammarskjold Towers, New York, NY

Grey Art Gallery, New York University, New York, NY

Guggenheim Museum, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

Guggenheim Museum, New York, NY

Hotel Intercontinental, Shiraz and Tehran, Iran

Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY

Memorial Art Gallery, University of Rochester, NY

Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA
Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, TX

Museum of Modern Art, Tehran, Iran

Niavaran Cultural Center, Tehran, Iran

Park Farah, Tehran, Iran

Queensland Gallery of Contemporary Art, Queensland, Australia

Rollins College, Florida

Royal Reception Room, King Abdulaziz International Airport, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia

The Senate Building, Tehran, Iran

Swisscorp Bank, Geneva, Switzerland

Tate Modern, London, United Kingdom

Tehran Museum of Contemporary Art, Tehran, Iran

Victoria and Albert Museum, London, United Kingdom