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Mostafa Sarabi

Born in 1983

Lives and works in Tehrān, Iran, Islamic Republic of

Overview

Through the play with perspective, symbolic motifs and maze-like printmaking, Mostafa Sarabi’s paintings are supernatural while colliding with natural imagery. Portraits of his family, recurring dreams of footballers, Persian myths, suns, moons and forests inhabit the whimsical landscape of the Iranian artist’s works. Existing at the intersection of reality and fantasy, memory and representation, the artist’s human subjects turn their backs at the viewing or have trees and branches in the way of...Read more