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Courtesy of the artist and Dastan Gallery. Photo by Konstantin Guz.

Sam Samiee

Born in 1988, Tehrān, Iran, Islamic Republic of

Lives and works in Berlin, Germany, Amsterdam, Netherlands, Tehrān, Iran, Islamic Republic of

Overview

Sam Samiee synthesizes his heavy research on art history, Persian poetry, and psychoanalytic theories into studio practice that employs painting in multiple registers. The characteristic of his installations as extended paintings is the break from the tradition of flat painting and a return to the original question of how artists can represent the three-dimensional world in the space of painting as a metaphor for a set of ideas. He employs a range of painterly attitudes from oil paintings to iPa...Read more