Discipline: Visual Art – mixed media

Bahar Behbahani

Discipline: Visual Art – mixed media
Region: Brooklyn, NY
MacDowell Fellowships: 2017

Bahar Behbahani is a multi-disciplinary artist who works in painting, video, and participatory performance. Behbahani's work addresses her long-term conceptual dialogue with memory and loss, representing her chronic displacement and longing while investigating seductive beauty and colonialism.



Bahar Behbahani worked in the Putnam studio.

The Graphics Studio (as it was originally named) was converted to its present use in 1972–1974 through a grant from the Putnam Foundation, and originally served the property as both a power house and pump house. Well water was pumped from a large cistern to Hillcrest, the Foreman’s Cottage, and the lower buildings closer to…

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