Syrian-born and Brooklyn-based Diana Al-Hadid (b. 1981) is known for a practice that spans media and scale, and examines and illustrates perspective through themes of architecture, history and narrative. Al-Hadid’s rich, formal allusions cross cultures and disciplines, drawing inspiration from myriad sources including ancient invention, science, myth and Old Master works. Al-Hadid developed a unique process for her sculptural practice, one that is additive of material and the result of methodical layering and controlled drips. Her process seemingly belies her materials toward an aesthetic not dissimilar to fresco, she impregnates the material with pigment, creating works that can imbed directly into the architecture or hang on the wall.