Khosro and Shirin

 

Mixed media on a recycled cardboard box

Most Persian poems are about lovers. This painting is inspired by the story of Khosro and Shirin. The king of Iran, Khosro, fell in love with Shirin. Many stories of this love are told through the  poems of Nezami Ganjavi.

 

Street Installation, San Francisco, 2013

 

 

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