22nd Jun, 2022 18:00

The Present Future: A Private Collection of African & International Contemporary Art (Live Auction)

  Lot 52
Lot 52 - Sepideh Mehraban (Iran 1986-)


Sepideh Mehraban (Iran 1986-)
Your wildest dreams

oil, enamel, wool, sandpaper and collage on canvas

Artwork date: 2012

Sold for R11,725
Estimated at R10,000 - R15,000


oil, enamel, wool, sandpaper and collage on canvas

Artwork date: 2012


100 x 120 x 6.5 cm


Private collection, Cape Town.

Acquired directly from the artist.


Your wildest dreams is from Sepideh Mehraban’s Story Project from 2012. In this project, the artist considered connections between geographic location, time and personal experience and the relation between past and present mind.

“My paintings trace my memories that are combined with other people’s stories to form a hybrid narrative of contemporary human experience. I have observed how my paintings communicate with individual viewers, who in turn begin to construct their own stories out of my personal reality. Their stories add to my narrative and lead me to explore further connections”.[1]

Sepideh Mehraban was born in Tehran, Iran and lives and works in Cape Town. Her works are included in various public and private collections in South Africa and abroad including the University of Cape Town and Spier Arts Trust, Cape Town, Thulamela Chambers, Johannesburg, Alzahra University in Tehran, Iran, and the Luciano Benetton Collection, Italy.

[1] Mehraban, S. (2014). Story. Retrieved from https://www.sepideh-mehraban.com/story.

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