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Shirin Art Gallery Nov 2013 Saghar Hamzehlou 01

Like my city black & white

Where do the masked faces come from? What about the rabbits*? What are they indicating? Both rabbits & characters are analyzing us indefensibly. On one hand, these animals are very playful. On the other hand, their increasing numbers make them a bit dangerous. The frigid view of the city with the fences and the Milad Tower is very disappointing. Interestingly, the elements are not as familiar as they want to be demonstrated. Hamzehlou is a young talented painter who brings the reality of today’s urban life into perspective along with individual & social indicators. Population, pollution and the grey background are impressively visible, although it is easy to find something humorous in each layer of her paintings. The urban areas can be mentioned as an item in order to observe people comprehensively, for example Milad Tower from the top and of course the buildings from the bottom. Little by little, they are changing into a strong fence to surround us. Obviously, the arrangement of composition and surrealism theme helps to reduce discouragement. There is no doubt that they are known as memorials. 

Behnam Kamrani


* According to Iranian belief , rabbit sleeping refers to deep neglect (default) that is mentioned as “sleeping” .


Rabbit Sleeping

Me : guess what? I had a dream last night . lets talk about it .

_ No , don’t define your dream to others .

Me : But its’nt as you think …

_Not for me , for no one

Me : Listen please, it was like a …

_ Okkkk ,I know , you must listen . old people say : “ Never define your dream “. Do it .

Me : (Smile) …

_ Why you smile?!

Me : Never mind .


Saghar Hamzehlou

نمایشگاه " ساغر حمزه لو " آذر 1392 گالری شیرین


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