Times were so tough, but not as tough as they are now

by Persi Darukhanawala

Painting - 76.0cm x 56.0cm

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  • Izzy Proby

    The Insider Izzy Proby says:

    "I adore Persi's work; his pieces are beautifully simple yet technically complex. The simplicity of his compositions and the excellent choice of pallet completely draws you in – this artist is one to watch."

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    • Persi creates dynamic yet contemplative works that he himself describes as ‘songs’.
    • The artist has attracted significant academic and commercial interest since the beginning of his career.
    • Persi's rather avant-garde paintings would suit a modern space.
  • Times were so tough, but not as tough as they are now

    ‘Times were so tough, but not as tough as they are now’: forever concerned with existential, personal questions rooted in psychology and the emotions, this painting is another excellent example of Darukhanawala’s ‘Mondrian’ series in which he explores his own background and the effects of time on feelings, memories, one’s life and identity and, ultimately, self.

    The preponderance of the white blocks with their connotations of Zoroastrian sanctity and purity as well as minimal modesty and silence suggests a peace that perhaps belies the title of this work (or does it? Is the artist simply i…

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    Persi Darukhanawala

    Persi Darukhanawala is a Persian Zoroastrian artist who works across media. Persi compares his artworks to songs, describing each as an “explosion of energy, meaning and communication”. We love the contemplative mood of this artist’s pieces. They’ll certainly make you think...

    The artist studied German and French before pursuing an MA at London’s Courtauld Institute of Art. Even in the early stages of his career, Persi attracted significant academic and commercial interest. Most recently, he was shortlisted for the prestigious Art Olympia Prize 2017 in Tokyo, for which he was given Honora…

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  • Sizing Chart

    1.7m

    Product Details

    Type
    Original Art
    Medium
    Painting > Acrylic Painting
    Style
    Minimalistic
    Subject
    Abstract
    Year
    2015
    Size
    76.0cm x 56.0cm
    Ready to hang
    No
    Signed
    Yes
    Materials
    acrylic paint on paper
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