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Siah Armajani

 (born 1939)
Siah Armajani is active/lives in Minnesota, New York / Iran.  Siah Armajani is known for anarchy theme constructions, abstract painting, calliigraphy, collage, public art.

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Siah Armajani


Siah Armajani (born 1939) is an Iranian-born American sculptor.  He designed the Olympic Torch presiding over the 1996 Summer Olympics in Atlanta, Georgia, United States. He has worked on other projects such as the New York Staten Island tower and bridge, the Round Gazebo in Nice, France, and the Irene Hixon Whitney Bridge in Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States.

His 2005 work, Fallujah, is a modern take on Picasso's Guernica, but has been censored in the U.S. due to its critical view of the war in Iraq. One of Armajani's important projects is located at North Shore Esplanade at St. George's Ferry Terminal, Staten Island, NY.

Armajani has said: "All buildings and all streets are ornaments. Moreover, the l  ...  Displaying 750 of 3073 characters.



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About  Siah Armajani

Born:  1939 - Teheran, Iran
Known for:  anarchy theme constructions, abstract painting, calliigraphy, collage, public art