Daapir by Marjan Abedian

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Marjan Abedian

Daapir

2017

76 x 52 cm | 29 3/4 x 20 1/4 in

Oil on canvas

  • Second Place ($1,000 Cash Award) / Portraiture

This work is on loan from a private collection.

Daapir in Kurdish (one of the regions of Iran) means grandmother. Once, I saw my student’s grandmother, she was staring off in a different direction, and there was a special feeling in her eyes which was so attractive for me. I captured that moment and painted that effective feeling.” – Marjan Abedian