530 West 25th Street, New York, NY  Tue - Sat, 11am - 6pm
530 West 25th Street, New York, NY  Tue - Sat, 11am - 6pm
530 West 25th Street
Tue - Sat, 11am - 6pm
Mehdi Oveisi
Digitally Represented Artist
Agora Gallery
530 West 25th StreetNew York,NY

  • Angel no. III   Angel no. III
    Oil on Canvas
    39.5" x 31.5"
    Mehdi Oveisi

  • Being   Being
    Watercolor & Ink on Paper
    39.5" x 27.5"
    Mehdi Oveisi

  • Blue in Green   Blue in Green
    Oil on Canvas
    31.5" x 24"
    Mehdi Oveisi

  • Dancing Dervishes   Dancing Dervishes
    Mixed Media on Carton
    31.5" x 39.5"
    Mehdi Oveisi

  • Heart I   Heart I
    Mixed Media on Canvas
    31.5" x 31.5"
    Mehdi Oveisi

  • Heart II   Heart II
    Mixed Media on Carton
    39.5" x 31.5"
    Mehdi Oveisi

  • Heart III   Heart III
    Mixed Media on Paper
    27.5" x 20"
    Mehdi Oveisi

  • Heart IV   Heart IV
    Mixed Media on Carton
    39.5" x 31.5"
    Mehdi Oveisi

  • Heart Scan   Heart Scan
    Mixed Media on Carton
    31.5" x 39.5"
    Mehdi Oveisi

  • Heart V   Heart V
    Mixed Media on Canvas
    31.5" x 31.5"
    Mehdi Oveisi

  • Heart VI   Heart VI
    Mixed Media on Canvas
    31.5" x 31.5"
    Mehdi Oveisi

  • Heart VII   Heart VII
    Mixed Media on Canvas
    31.5" x 31.5"
    Mehdi Oveisi

  • Heart VIII   Heart VIII
    Mixed Media on Canvas
    24" x 24"
    Mehdi Oveisi

  • Heartbeat   Heartbeat
    Mixed Media on Canvas
    24" x 24"
    Mehdi Oveisi

  • The Lover   The Lover
    Oil on Canvas
    24" x 20"
    Mehdi Oveisi

  • The Way   The Way
    Mixed Media on Carton
    31.5" x 39.5"
    Mehdi Oveisi


Mehdi Oveisi

Mehdi Oveisi’s paintings are, as he conceives them, visualizations of philosophical and spiritual questions. Working within a range of media, Oveisi’s works come off as a graduated accretion of materials, which collectively come together to shape a heart, a embodied figure, or something more formalist and abstract. What’s essential is that the overall impression of a work be constructed from many layers. Almost in the manner of developmental stages, this layering process becomes a kind of commentary on a work’s completed design. One can look at each gestural aspect of Oveisi’s works, every determination of color and shadow, as a sort of signature that speaks to the integrity of the whole.

Oveisi’s Angel no. III demonstrates his painterly range. The outlines of figures—angels—in the picture concretize the spiritual exploration of an emotional world. Coloration is key to this journey. The contrast of yellow-gold against a sky-blue backdrop lends the painting an almost stylized quality. The angels depicted here are not intended to have the visionary reality of a theophany, but to be abstractions—literary symbols, even—mulled over in the subconscious depths of the artist’s mind.