Y.Z. Kami | the artist

The artist Y.Z. Kami
Born 1966, Teheran, Iran.

Style and technique of the artist: Painting, Venice Biennale, Istanbul Biennial,

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Dry Land, was an installation combining new paintings and photographic works by Y. Z. Kami. Haunting portraits were juxtaposed with evocative photographs of facades and landscapes to create a powerful vision of the end of the century…

Y.Z. Kami’s depiction of a young man from head to shoulder is executed with great realism…


Best known for his portraits of humble, unremarkable people with compact and acute gazes. Their modesty and solitude unites us in the awareness of our mortality. There is a precise resignation about Kami?s unassuming portraits that cut through class, gender and, to an extent, language…