The Kings’ crown, a large-scale 16 x 43 x 64 work by Mohammad Mahdi Zulfiqari who was inspired by the idea of Elahe Mohammadzadeh, is made of stone and nickel-coated brass
A free imagination of Qajar kings’ hat collection with a surreal expression of their loneliness.
The feather represents the king’s prosperity, but here is a symbol of his loneliness. The feathers are left in the cage and the cage is the king’s crown.
The king is alone; Alone because of his position. His loneliness stems from his crown. This crown puts him in a position of loneliness; just as a hero is always alone too. He belongs to people but is not one of them.
This work of art belongs to those who ….
This work of art can be a gift to those who are the heroes of our lives, the lonely kings.
Find more works by Mohammad Mahdi Zulfiqari in Hicha Gallery.