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Photograph of Artist SAFA HOSSEINI
SAFA HOSSEINI
Tehran, Select one - Iran


, Balance Collection, Figurative, $4,725
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Art Starting At $2,730

Artist Statement

Art plays a very important role in human’s life. The pictures drawn by an artist in a gallery, a fascinating poem or even the graphics in a game are the real instances of art. Art stimulates different parts of our brains to make us laugh or incite us to riot, with a whole gamut of emotions in between. The variety of art occurs based on the geographic locations, culture, religion and etc. Limitations, however, as a negative factor, are another reason of variety of art. Religion can both inspire and limit the art. Islamic style painting, rugs and carpets, tiling, hard stone carving and many more are the enchanting examples of Islamic art. In the other hand, limitations in Islamic art are the forbiddance of using nudity and certain words, or drawing. It is obvious that with such limitations, delivering a message via art in some points is impractical. As a sculptor, I live in a country where a certain culture, religion and line of thinking is chosen for people and behaving out of this code of conduct which opposes their principles is rejected and an apostate. Therefore, I have always been interested in discovering how people live in other countries because lifestyle and geographical line have a significant impact on how an artist thinks and creates his/her art. This residency program provides me with an opportunity to compare my intellectual frameworks and thinking patterns with those of other artists in my line of work in a residency ...

Original Artworks (5)

Safa Hosseini, Drop in timeless spaces, 2011, Original Sculpture Bronze,    cm
Safa Hosseini
Original Bronze Sculpture, 2011
15 x 30 cm (5.9 x 11.8 inches)
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Safa Hosseini, Drop in timeless spaces, 2011, Original Sculpture Bronze,    cm
Safa Hosseini
Original Bronze Sculpture, 2011
30 x 20 cm (11.8 x 7.9 inches)
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Safa Hosseini, Drop in timeless spaces, 2011, Original Sculpture Bronze,    cm
Safa Hosseini
Original Bronze Sculpture, 2011
25 x 40 cm (9.8 x 15.7 inches)
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Safa Hosseini, Looking for Reality collection, 2006, Original Sculpture Mixed,    cm
Safa Hosseini
Original Mixed Media Sculpture, 2006
40 x 50 cm (15.7 x 19.7 inches)
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Safa Hosseini, Balance collection, 2013, Original Sculpture Other,    cm
Safa Hosseini
Original Other Sculpture, 2013
50 x 100 cm (19.7 x 39.4 inches)
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