Yuji Mostafavee

Exotic Reveries

November 2 - November 22, 2022

Reception: Thursday, November 3, 2022, 6-8 PM

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Yuji Mostafavee creates large acrylic paintings of edenic environments that offer a much-needed escape from the artificial milieu of city life. Every year Mostafavee would travel to Mexico for a few months to get a taste of tropical paradise. During the Covid pandemic, she decided to recreate her personal exotic sanctuary with a collection of vibrantly colored paintings featuring lush vegetation and wildlife. A former fashion designer, Mostafavee is heavily influenced by haute couture, keeping up with contemporary trends and patterns. Harnessing Mostafavee’s expert handling of color and compositions, her designs exude the sophisticated glamor of a Chanel purse or a Hermès scarf. They recreate exclusive ambiences where the viewer can indulge in a bit of forbidden luxury.

As an undergraduate, Mostafavee studied fashion design at Parsons School of Design in New York and architecture and interior design at Waseda University in Tokyo. She earned a Master in Fashion Design and Fashion Marketing at Ewha Womans University in Seoul, South Korea. When working in fashion, she designed John Varvatos and Ralph Lauren collections and creative presentations, and was involved in award-winning exhibitions and fairs in New York, Hong Kong, and Japan. Mostafavee works and lives in New York City.

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Yuji Mostafavee

Exotic Reveries

November 2 - November 22, 2022

Reception: Thursday, November 3, 2022, 6-8 PM

White Horse
White Horse

Acrylic on Canvas
36" x 48"

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Yuji Mostafavee creates large acrylic paintings of edenic environments that offer a much-needed escape from the artificial milieu of city life. Every year Mostafavee would travel to Mexico for a few months to get a taste of tropical paradise. During the Covid pandemic, she decided to recreate her personal exotic sanctuary with a collection of vibrantly colored paintings featuring lush vegetation and wildlife. A former fashion designer, Mostafavee is heavily influenced by haute couture, keeping up with contemporary trends and patterns. Harnessing Mostafavee’s expert handling of color and compositions, her designs exude the sophisticated glamor of a Chanel purse or a Hermès scarf. They recreate exclusive ambiences where the viewer can indulge in a bit of forbidden luxury.

As an undergraduate, Mostafavee studied fashion design at Parsons School of Design in New York and architecture and interior design at Waseda University in Tokyo. She earned a Master in Fashion Design and Fashion Marketing at Ewha Womans University in Seoul, South Korea. When working in fashion, she designed John Varvatos and Ralph Lauren collections and creative presentations, and was involved in award-winning exhibitions and fairs in New York, Hong Kong, and Japan. Mostafavee works and lives in New York City.

White Horse
White Horse
Roses
Roses
Nature Beauty
Nature Beauty
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Exotic Reveries | November 2 - November 22, 2022

The Infinity of Thoughts
50" x 50" - Acrylic on Canvas
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