Maskhara with Butterflies

Avish Khebrehzadeh
Maskara with Butterflies, 2014
L.G.R sunglasses with gold and silver pin
Edition of 25

Avish Khebrehzadeh in collaboration with Elisabetta Cipriani has created a limited edition of the high-end sunglasses by L.G.R., enriched with details in different precious materials. The sunglasses as a physical mask and facial ornament are a deliberate play with the notion of a mask. Focal in the artist’s more recent works, the mask is a study of conditions, behaviours or gestures through which the individual either conceals the true self or projects an alternative self.

Our life is a mask, even to ourselves. It is neither visible nor tangible. It is simply there. We mock, ridicule, transform our masks as we come upon others. (Avish Khebrehzadeh)

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