Sogol Kashani

Sogol Kashani (born 1979 / Tehran) is an Iranian contemporary artist who grew up during the war between Iran and Iraq. She began drawing and painting at an early age. Between 1994 and 1998, she studied graphics at The School of Fine Arts. In 2004 she received her B.A. in Fashion and Textile Design from “Science and Culture” University of Tehran. Her paintings are characterized by bodies and figures in relation to socio-political issues, usually executed in an absolutely delicate style with pencil on large canvases and ink drawings in a very raw and rough style of technique. Sogol Kashani’s practice consists of various visual art forms including drawings, photographs, video, and collaborative curatorial projects such as installation art shows, documentation exhibitions, and film making. She lives and works in Tehran.


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