Kingdom, 2004
       
     
  Agh Mohammad Khan , 2004  Acrylic on Canvas, 22”x 28”
       
     
fathalishahkingdom.jpg
       
     
 Naseredin Shah, 2004, acrylic on canvas, 22”x28”
       
     
 Mozafaredin Shah, 2004, acrylic on canvas, 25”x32”
       
     
 Mohamad Shah, 2004, acrylic on canvas, 22”x28”
       
     
 Reza Shah, 2004, acrylic on canvas, 22”x28”
       
     
 Mohamad Mosadegh, 2004, acrylic on canvas, 22”x28”
       
     
 Mohamad Reza Shah, 2004, acrylic on canvas, 22”x28”
       
     
Kingdom, 2004
       
     
Kingdom, 2004

My images of the Iranian kings (mostly from Qajar Dynasty) are based on their portrait paintings or photographs. I tried to picture the irony, the savagery, the glory, the luxury and the humor in these acrylic on canvas or paper images.

Shah Abbas, 2004

Acrylic on Canvas, 18”x24”

  Agh Mohammad Khan , 2004  Acrylic on Canvas, 22”x 28”
       
     

Agh Mohammad Khan, 2004

Acrylic on Canvas, 22”x 28”

fathalishahkingdom.jpg
       
     
 Naseredin Shah, 2004, acrylic on canvas, 22”x28”
       
     

Naseredin Shah, 2004, acrylic on canvas, 22”x28”

 Mozafaredin Shah, 2004, acrylic on canvas, 25”x32”
       
     

Mozafaredin Shah, 2004, acrylic on canvas, 25”x32”

 Mohamad Shah, 2004, acrylic on canvas, 22”x28”
       
     

Mohamad Shah, 2004, acrylic on canvas, 22”x28”

 Reza Shah, 2004, acrylic on canvas, 22”x28”
       
     

Reza Shah, 2004, acrylic on canvas, 22”x28”

 Mohamad Mosadegh, 2004, acrylic on canvas, 22”x28”
       
     

Mohamad Mosadegh, 2004, acrylic on canvas, 22”x28”

 Mohamad Reza Shah, 2004, acrylic on canvas, 22”x28”
       
     

Mohamad Reza Shah, 2004, acrylic on canvas, 22”x28”