Revelations

FullSizeRender-6Oranta // Adian Salakhova // Black Belgian marble, white statuary marble // 100 x 40 . 20 cm each // Edition 1/3 // 2012

Russian artist Adian Salakhova challenges the notion of the veiled figure in her exhibition Revelations at Saatchi Gallery. Primarily using black and white, she creates sculptures and drawings of veiled women, drawings of veils, and a video of veiled women performing acts of a dominatrix. This process of the veil being used to cover and uncover, both as a religious act and an act of societal rules, becomes the central theme in these works of art.

FullSizeRender-9Untitled 1. Untitled 2. Untitled 3 From White series // Adian Salakhova // 2012-2014 // Pencil on canvas // 240 x 180 cm each

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Intercession 1. Intercession 2. Intercession 3 // Adian Salakhova// Triptych // 2010-2011 // Black Zimbabwean granite, white statuary marble // 180 x 80 x 80 cm each

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