Hamzianpour & Kia Gallery presents a solo exhibition titled Unveiled by Farid Kia. The gallery held an opening art party on April 15, 2023, but the exhibition will run through May 6, 2023.

In his hauntingly evocative new series Farid Kia explores the female form in its most raw and unfiltered state through five monumental nudes in nontraditional poses, decapitated by the paintings’ bold framing.

In essence, Unveiled positions the body itself as the subject of portraiture and thereby signals a wish to have the viewer reflect on the aesthetics of the flesh in all its symbolic registers. Kia’s art is thus reminiscent of Jenny Saville or Lucian Freud, but his exaggerated palette and near-marbleized subjects create an otherworldliness that distances him from these interlocutors.

On view: April 15, 2023 – May 6, 2023

What: Unveiled, Farid Kia
Where: Hamzianpour & Kia Gallery, 5225 Wilshire Blvd #212, LA, 90036
Website: https://www.hamzianpourandkia.com