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Mostafa Sarabi

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Year of Birth

Country of Birth

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2021

1983

Iran

Delgosha Gallery

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Installation view xx

Sea, which can't be seen from the coast

In this series by Mostafa Sarabi, we see five paintings that all together have created a wide horizon; Looking at them, we become more aware of the role and meaning of the distance itself in his works. Like the characters in his paintings, we are far apart and talking to each other. It is in all respects and thoroughly the “farther and farther” that means here. He fabricates a man and a woman in a place that is, as he says, a field for planting pea in the foot of Zagros mountains.

A two-headed dragon in between the sea, one head chasing after the myna bird who is probably fleeing ...

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Mostafa Sarabi Untitled 4 Acrylic on canvas 215 x 195 cm scale
Mostafa Sarabi Untitled 4 Acrylic on canvas 215 x 195 cm detail

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Year of Birth

Country of Birth

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2020

1983

Iran

Balice Hertling

Balice Hertling is pleased to present new paintings by the Iranian artist Mostafa Sarabi. Sarabi makes paintings on canvas and board that are symbolic and poetic, executed in a naive style. He was born in 1983 in Iran. Sarabi lives and works in Tehran, where he did his MA in painting at Shahed University.

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exhibition view, Mostafa Sarabi, solo show, Balice Hertling (2019/2020)