Iranian Artist Presents Vivid Paintings of Carefree Childhood At Gagosian New York

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Works of artist, painter, and muralist Mehdi Ghadyanloo, appearing at Gagosian Gallery in New York City until April 23, 2022, occasioned a reflection by Design Boom Magazine. Titled "Stimulating Memories Of Carefree Childhood Play," the magazine notes the subtle depiction of childhood experience of the artist during the Iran-Iraq War, combining "daydreaming and utopian ambitions. Though the paintings illustrate vivid and playful sculptures, in some cases, they are characterized by incompleteness and inaccessibility: stairs and entrances seem to be missing or unusable, while some slides are not correctly connected and fail to reach somewhere." Click here for more information.

March 24, 2022
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