Katerina Smoldyreva


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Echoes of Old Persia

This is a series of ceramic sculptures, vases and bas reliefs, inspired by 15-16 centuries Persian miniatures, in which I have long been interested. It opens a window into the magnificence of Persian courts, legends of national epic Shahnameh, poetry of Hafez.

The flat, two-dimensional images of old manuscripts rise from the pages and tell stories, filled with poetry, music and humour ...


ghazaal lion lion vase poetry
lover falcon graces squabblers
leisure traveler prey hunt
khosrow farhad lovers camping
dance village trial love garden
celebration rostam caravan royal hunt
lion hunt simorgh court  


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