Guggenheim

Alighiero e Boetti

Alighiero e Boetti
Mappa (1989)
Embroidery on canvas
120 x 215 cm
Guggenheim Abu Dhabi

The Guggenheim Abu Dhabi Collection includes Mappa, 1989 by Alighiero e Boetti. This work was made in collaboration with a team of Afghan women who hand embroidered a world map with oceans in purples and continents depicting national borders, country flags, and text in Farsi, Italian and English.