Category: Better a Cruel Truth Than a Comfortable Delusion

March 03, 2021 Press

Amir Fallah Review in ArtAsiaPacific

Amir H. Fallah: Better A Cruel Truth Than a Comfortable Delusion by Paul Laster Best known for his unique approach to portraiture, Amir H. Fallah has made a name for himself not by painting incredible likenesses of people but by revealing who they are through the objects that they possess. Exploring issues of family, identity, and representation, the Tehran-born, Los Angeles-based artist has made several series of colorful, collage-like paintings in which the sitters are shrouded in patterned fabrics amid…Read More


February 23, 2021 Press

“Amir H. Fallah Paints a Roadmap for His Son” in WhiteWall

Art Mamas: Amir H. Fallah Paints a Roadmap for His Son Katy Donoghue Amir H. Fallah’s show, “Better a Cruel Truth Than a Comfortable Delusion,” is currently on view at Denny Dimin Gallery in New York. The new paintings imagined as a how-to manual for Fallah’s son, featuring icons, imagery, and references to the culture that forms us—from advertising and pop culture to the books we read as children. Each work started from a text, whether a lyric from a…Read More

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January 27, 2021 Press

Amir H. Fallah: Better a Cruel Truth Than a Comfortable Delusion reviewed in The Art Newspaper

Three exhibitions to see in New York this weekend From Albers and Morandi at David Zwirner to Amir H. Fallah at Denny Dimin Gabriella Angeleti and Wallace Ludel 22nd January 2021 Our editors and writers scour the city each week for the most thoughtful, relevant and exciting new exhibitions and artworks on view at galleries, museums and public venues across all five boroughs of New York. This week we recommend: Amir H. Fallah: Better a Cruel Truth Than a Comfortable…Read More


January 26, 2021 Press

Amir H. Fallah “Better a Cruel Truth Than a Comfortable Delusion” Editors’ Picks

Editors’ Picks: 18 Events for Your Art Calendar This Week, From a Chat With the Guerrilla Girls to the Music That Inspired Basquiat It’s another busy week of virtual programming—plus some in-person gallery shows you won’t want to miss. Artnet News, January 26, 2021 Each week, we search for the most exciting and thought-provoking shows, screenings, and events. In light of the global health crisis, we are currently highlighting events and digitally, as well as in-person exhibitions open in the…Read More

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January 15, 2021 Press

Amir H. Fallah: Better a Cruel Truth Than a Comfortable Delusion featured in Forbes

Amir H. Fallah, Painting For An Audience Of One With Lessons For A Lifetime Chadd Scott Amir H. Fallah, ‘Dying for Invisible Lines,’ 2020. Acrylic on panel. 36h x 48w in 91.44h x 121.92w  AMIR H. FALLAH AND DENNY DIMIN GALLERY NEW YORK Can a self-portrait reveal nothing of the artist’s appearance? Amir H. Fallah thinks so. In past work, Fallah has explored the traditional conventions of portraiture while masking his subjects’ physical characteristics. All of his work begins with…Read More

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