Meem Gallery

Faramarz Pilaram

A celebrated painter and calligrapher, Farmarz Pilaram is most known for the modernisation and innovation of the historically traditional and conservative art of Persian calligraphy. One of the co-founders of the Saqqakhaneh movement the artist was Inspired by the elegant, curvilinear strokes and fluid forms of Naskh script Pilaram began producing brightly coloured, compositions using looser, deconstructed interpretations of the characters, coupled with geometric designs based on signature seals.