Iranian-American artist Afruz Amighi's work, Far From God was installed on the lawn in front of the Visitors Center. This work references Early Christian Architecture and spirituality.
Afruz Amighi received her MFA from New York University in 2007. Her work has been presented internationally at the V&A Museum, London; the 55th International Venice Bienniale; the Museum of Arts and Design, New York; The National Museum, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia; The Norton Museum of Art, West Palm Beach; The Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University, Durham; The National Museum, Damascus; Beiteddine Palace, Lebanon; Sharjah Museum of Islamic Civilization, UAE; Sakip Sabanci Museum, Istanbul; La Villa des Arts, Casablanca, Morocco; and Museum of Fine Art, Houston. Her work is included in the permanent collections of The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York; the V&A London; MFA Houston; Bristol Museum, UK; and the Devi Art Foundation, New Delhi. The artist was born in Tehran and lives and works in Brooklyn.
Far From God appears courtesy of Nicelle Beauchene Gallery.