work in progress
is a model based on the seventeenth century imperial palace precinct of Isfahan, located on the Naqsh-e Jahan Square.
Modernist shapes in what is traditionally a ceramic (tiled) wall.
Much modified in this model, the walls facing the square hold quotes from Sol LeWitt's shape inventory, replacing the elegant original patterning of tiles.
view of minarets
178 cm l x 92 cm w x 33 cm h
5’ l x 3’ w x 13’ h
unfired stoneware clay
© 2022 by Neil Forrest
with thanks to Chautauqua School of Art for a studio residency
Photography by Neil Forrest