Popping Icons by Sarira Merikhi
By borrowing the bold iconography of Warhol and Lichtenstein to recast mythologies of Persia, Sarira Merikhi is making a new art for Iran
Illustrator and artist Sarira Merikhi makes two kinds of lithographs — the deeply sardonic and the romantically witty.
Each of her NFTs draw from references and histories found in classical Persian works, folk tales or proverbs. Some of them come from an ancient epic poem called “Shahnameh,” or “The Book of Kings,” written by a poet named Ferdowsi betw…
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