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"The Exit of Shirin & Farhad No. 1" (2012) is an sublime color photograph depicting two lovers rolled up together in a Persian rug as if dreaming or asleep, floating towards the heavens amidst a flock of birds, by one of the most notable young Middle Eastern photographers, Babak Kazemi (Iran, b. 1983). This is edition 6 of 6, the last photograph available, measures 39.37 x 27.56 inches (100 x 70 cm) is unframed in perfect condition. The photographs from this series are all based on the ancient love story between Princess Shirin and Farhad, a common laborer. Babak's depictions of this love story underscore the deeply personal regard for the human condition.

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Provenance:
  • The Studio of The Artist.
Exhibition:
Zurich, Galerie Kashya Hildebrand, New Perspectives in Contemporary Miniatures, August-October 2012 (another from the series exhibited)
  • Pickup Location: Iran
  • Shipping Dimensions: 39.37 x 27.56 in. (100 x 70 cm.)
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