40 East End, Photo by Michael Kleinberg.
Medium: Wooden frame, mirrored glass, tassels
Dimensions: 52 in high x 37 in wide
This mirror, with its traditional composition (it's symmetrical dark wood frame and spare ornamentation), bridges the divide between old and new. With it Kirar, for whom her adopted Mexico is muse, has wielded traditional materials, craftsmanship, and forms to create an altogether new, modern aesthetic.