The Armory Show 2019 | Booth F13

Abdullah M. I. Syed - Solo Presentation

March 6 – 10, 2019

Abdullah M. I. Syed
Capital Couture: George Washington's Coat
2019
Hand-folded uncirculated U.S. $1 bills and staple pins

Abdullah M. I. Syed
Capital Couture: Chairman Mao's Jacket
2019
Hand-assembled, uncirculated Chinese 5 and 10 Yuan banknotes and invisible thread

Abdullah M. I. Syed

The Flying Rug – Z1
2019
Hand-folded uncirculated U.S. banknotes and staple pins
40 x 27 in.

Abdullah M. I. Syed
Flying Rug – Z1 (Detail)
2019
Hand-folded uncirculated U.S. banknotes and staple pins
40 x 27 in.

Abdullah M. I. Syed
The Flying Rug – Z1 (Detail)
2019
Hand-folded uncirculated U.S. banknotes and staple pins
40 x 27 in.

Abdullah M. I. Syed

Moneyscape VI: Playground of Alternative Economies
2017
Hand-cut and assembled various uncirculated banknotes in custom light-box vitrine
22 x 22 x 10 in.

Abdullah M. I. Syed
Moneyscape VI: Playground of Alternative Economies (Detail)
2017
Hand-cut and assembled various uncirculated banknotes in custom light-box vitrine
22 x 22 x 10 in.

Abdullah M. I. Syed

Monescape V: Temenos
2017
Hand-cut and assembled various uncirculated banknotes in custom light-box vitrine
22 x 22 x 10 in.

Abdullah M. I. Syed
Monescape V: Temenos (Detail)
2017
Hand-cut and assembled various uncirculated banknotes in custom light-box vitrine
22 x 22 x 10 in.

Abdullah M. I. Syed

Mapping Investment: Syria (Diptych)
2017
Hand-cut U.S. $2 banknote sheet and banknote collage with acrylic on wasli
20.25 x 50.25 in.

Abdullah M. I Syed

Mapping Investment: Saudi Arabia (Dyptich)
2017
Hand-cut U.S. $2 banknote sheet and banknote collage with acrylic on wasli
20.25 x 50.25 in.

Abdullah M. I. Syed

Divine Structure: Triangle (Diptych)
2017
Hand-cut U.S. $1 banknote sheet and banknote collage with acrylic on wasli
10.25 x 24.5 in.

Abdullah M. I. Syed

Divine Structure: Hexagon (Diptych)
2017
Hand-cut U.S. $5 banknote sheet and banknote collage with acrylic on wasli
10.25 x 24.5 in.

Abdullah M. I. Syed
Weaving Myth VI 
2014
Hand-cut and woven Chinese 100 Yuan banknote and U.S. $100 banknote in custom-made Perspex vitrine
10 x 6 x 5.5 in.

Abdullah M. I. Syed
Weaving Myth VII
2014
Hand cut and woven U.S. $100 banknote and Pakistani 100 Rupee banknote in custom-made Perspex vitrine
10 x 6 x 5.5 in.

Abdullah M. I. Syed
Buzzing Quilt
2019
Hand-stitched, custom made textile print with folded uncirculated Pakistani 10 and 100 Rupee banknotes, thread and staple pins
26 x 38 in.

Abdullah M. I. Syed

Bucking
2011
Single-channel video
9:03 min.

Abdullah M. I. Syed

I Am Not the Lawrence
2009-19
100% Pigment print on cotton rag with Diasec mounting
18 x 13 in.

Abdullah M. I. Syed

I Am What Allah Wants Me To Be
2009-19
100% Pigment print on cotton rag with Diasec mounting
18 x 13 in.

Abdullah M. I. Syed
I am Fun-DADA-men-talist - I
2009-19
100% Pigment print on cotton rag with Diasec mounting
18 x 13 in.

Abdullah M. I. Syed
Self-Portrait after Sadequain - The Holy Sinner
2009-19
100% Pigment print on cotton rag with Diasec mounting
18 x 13 in.

Abdullah M. I. Syed
Rose Petal Self Portraits: Silhouettes 21-22 – Single Red Rose Petal
2019
Hand-cut rose petal on archival metallic paper and clear acetate
12 x 16 in.

Abdullah M. I. Syed
Rose Petal Portraits: Silhouettes 23-24 – The Artist and Jinnah
2019
Hand-cut rose petals on archival metallic paper and clear acetate
12 x 16 in.

Abdullah M. I. Syed
Rose Petal Portraits: Silhouettes 25-26 – Trump and Christ
2019
Hand-cut rose petals on archival metallic paper and clear acetate
12 x 16 in.

Abdullah M. I. Syed
Rose Petal Portraits: Silhouettes 27-28 – Queen Elizabeth II and Trump
2019
Hand-cut rose petals on archival metallic paper and clear acetate
12 x 16 in.

Abdullah M. I. Syed
Rose Petal Portraits: Silhouettes 29-30 – Putin and Trump
2019
Hand-cut rose petals on archival metallic paper and clear acetate
12 x 16 in.

Abdullah M. I. Syed
Rose Petal Portraits: Silhouettes 31-32 – Lincoln and Trump
2019
Hand-cut rose petals on archival metallic paper and clear acetate
12 x 16 in.

Abdullah M. I. Syed
Rose Petal Self-Portraits: Silhouettes 33-34 – Pink and Blue Roses
2019
Hand-cut rose petals on archival metallic paper and clear acetate
12 x 16 in.

Abdullah M. I. Syed
Rose Petal Portraits: Silhouettes 35-36 – Gandhi and Jinnah
2019
Hand-cut rose petals on archival metallic paper and clear acetate
12 x 16 in.

Abdullah M. I. Syed
Rose Petal Portraits: Silhouettes 37-38 – Kim Jong-Un and Trump
2019
Hand-cut rose petals on archival metallic paper and clear acetate
12 x 16 in.

Abdullah M. I. Syed
Rose Petal Self-Portrait: Silhouette 44 – Dark Pink Rose
2019
Hand-cut rose petal on archival metallic paper and clear acetate
16 x 12 in.

Abdullah M. I. Syed
Rose Petal Portraits: Silhouette 45 – Trump
2019
Hand-cut rose petal on archival metallic paper and clear acetate
16 x 12 in.

Abdullah M. I. Syed
Rose Petal Portraits: Silhouette 92 – Queen Elizabeth II
2019
Hand-cut rose petal on archival metallic paper and clear acetate
16 x 12 in.