The Mystical Creatures of Eden (Crocodile)

Mohammad Barrangi (1988 - )

solvent transfer on paper

2021
  • About the work
    Location
    Country: UK
    City: London
    Place: Government Art Collection
  • About the artist
    Mohammad Barrangi was born in Iran. He majored in graphic design at the Islamic Azad University of Tonekabon, after which he moved into book illustration and printmaking. Barrangi moved to the UK and undertook a MA at the Royal Drawing School in 2019. His work combines elements of calligraphy, storytelling, text and touches of humour. Born without the use of his left arm, Barrangi has developed a unique process of making large murals, as well as smaller works on paper, that feature layered cultural references and personal imagery. Barrangi has works in the collections of the British Museum and the San Diego Museum of Art. Recent exhibitions include: 'Anything Is Possible: Mohammad Barrangi', Edinburgh Printmakers, Edinburgh (2022) and 'The Conference of the Birds', Advocartsy, Los Angeles (2020-1).
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    Title
    The Mystical Creatures of Eden (Crocodile)
    Date
    2021
    Medium
    solvent transfer on paper
    Dimensions
    height: 36.0 cm; width: 48.0 cm
    Acquisition
    Purchased from International Curator's Forum (ICE), March 2022
    Provenance
    The artist, via International Curators Forum (ICE); from whom purchased by UK Government Art Collection, 31 March 2022
    GAC number
    19077