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Psyche and Cupid: An Online Exhibition by Rahel Basir at Gallery Mamak


Rahele Basir was born in Tehran in 1980 where she continued to live and study art. In 1995, she was accepted at the Shahed University of Tehran from which she graduated with a Bachelor's degree in painting.

Upon graduation, Basir immediately began to work for various companies and magazines, namely Mahan Sanat Hamgam, Fam Commercial and Nahal, the result of which was that several of her works have been printed in Iranian publications. Basir managed to work as a graphic designer and photographer as well as an art instructor for 9 years. Over these years she has had many solo and group exhibitions in well-known Iranian art galleries.

Almost obsessed with the workings of the psyche, Rahele Basir strives to portray the mental torment of modern youth as they writhe under the burdens of contemporary life. Rahele Basir is presently living and working in Tehran with her husband, Reza Nosratti, also a promising young painter.

Gallery Mamak has an aim: to introduce contemporary Iranian art and literature to the world.

At a time when the need for dialogue between cultures has reached its peak there is a definite lack of exchange between Iranian and world culture. On our part, we seek to offer an insight into the life and works of Iranian artists, writers and thinkers

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