Hadi Fallahpisheh

    Exhibition: The Socrates Annual 2019

    The Blind Man,

    Ceramic and carbon metal

    60 x 30 x 30 inches

    'The Blind Man' – Hadi Fallahpisheh’s glazed ceramic urn – elides figuration and abstraction in the artist’s expression of the gap between public and subjective perception of identity. Reminiscent of a life-size body kneeling, the vessel wears an unmistakable cowboy hat, iconic of a particular American identity. While the form invites narrative, the figure’s humble stance creates an air of enigma.
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    Photography by Scott Lynch
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