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Courtesy of the artist. Photo by Shayan Asgharnia.

Amir H. Fallah

Born in 1979, Tehrān, Iran, Islamic Republic of

Lives and works in Los Angeles, United States, California, United States

Overview

Amir H. Fallah’s graphic, exuberant figurative paintings reflect on the artist’s notion of identity, his personal Iranian-American heritage and childhood memories, and generational experiences that arise from migration, displacement, trauma and assimilation. Traces of the vocabulary and touchstones of classical Western portraiture can be found in the compositions of his paintings, which are rich with imagery and allegory. Often, Fallah’s figures hold modern objects of communication or visualisat...Read more