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Darius Yektai
White Willow Lilies

2021

$19,000

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"White Willow Lilies", is a horizontally oriented oil painting on canvas, with a layer of resin poured and hardened, to create a clear, reflective layer, reminiscent to the surface of a pond or lake. Darius Yektai was born in Southampton NY, in 1973. He lives and works out of his home and studio in Sag Harbor. He grew up in a cultural home of art and artists, with his Greek-American Mother, and his Father, Manoucher Yektai, an Iranian who emigrated to the US after the Second World War, was a prominent Hamptons AbEx painter. Darius has picked up some traits from his father but pushes even further into what is now completely his-own. Darius' most recent body of work is bright, colorful, with oil and acrylic paints laid on thick. He's creating sculptural paintings that can't be read from left to right, they need to be examined from surface to base, from section to section, and then overall as an encompassing whole. EDUCATION 1998 - 1999 Studio Art, San Diego State University. 1994 - 1996 BA Art History, American University in Paris 1991 - 1994 Occidental College, Los Angeles, CA. AWARDS Guild Hall Museum’s annual members show 2010 Best Representational Work - Benjamin Genocchio 2008 Best Sculpture - Linda Jablonsky 2002 Best in Show - Amei Wallach

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