Tripoli Gallery

Darius Yektai

b. 1973, Southampton, New York

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Exhibitions at Tripoli Gallery

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Darius Yektai studied at Occidental College in Los Angeles, graduated from American University in Paris with a Bachelor of Arts in Art History and went on to study painting at San Diego State University. His work has been exhibited extensively in New York and on the East End of Long Island-including a solo show at Guild Hall, Darius Yektai: Survey 2000 – 2003, in 2003. Solo exhibitions at Tripoli Gallery include Not Everyone Gets a Unicorn, 2010, On Country Ground, 2013, and Two Weeks in Umbria, 2014. He was awarded “Best in Show” at the Guild Hall Museum Annual Members Show in 2002, “Best Sculpture” in 2008, and “Best Representational Work” in 2010. Most recently, Yektai's self portraits were included in Selfies & Portraits of the East End at The Museum at Guild Hall, East Hampton, June 20 – July 26, 2015. His work is in international private and public collections. Darius Yektai currently lives and works in Sag Harbor, New York.
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Dark Swing, 2010
oil on canvas
40 × 36 inches

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Cement Painting 2, 2015
cement on canvas
36 × 28 inches

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Cement Painting 3, 2015
cement on canvas
36 × 28 inches

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Cement Painting with Self Portrait, 2015
cement on primed canvas
72 × 62 inches

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Cement Painting with Still Life, 2015
cement on primed canvas
44 × 36 inches

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The Bench Sitter, 2014
oil and resin on linen
12 × 9 inches

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Cement Painting with Still Life, 2015
cement on primed canvas
72 × 62 inches

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Cement Painting w/ Still Life, 2015
cement on primed canvas
36 × 28 inches

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At The Laptop, 2015
oil on canvas
30 × 40 inches; 39-1/2 × 49-1/2 inches framed

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Portrait of Time, 2015
oil and resin on linen
20 × 27 inches

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Nude Red Field, 2015
oil and resin on linen
36 × 40 inches

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Untitled, 2015
oil and resin on canvas
96 × 72 inches

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African Violet Cornfield, 2014-15
oil and resin on linen
21 × 28 inches; 23 × 30 inches framed

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At The Rivermouth, 2014-15
oil and resin on clayboard
48 × 36 inches; 50 × 38 inches framed

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Red Orchid, 2014-15
oil and resin on canvas
60 × 72 inches

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Untitled Landscape, 2015
oil and resin on clayboard
36 × 48 inches; 38 × 50 inches framed

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Untitled Landscape 2, 2015
oil and resin on clayboard
36 × 48 inches; 38 × 50 inches framed

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Wildflowers in Porcelain Vase, 2015
oil and resin on paper and clayboard
48 × 36 inches; 50 × 38 inches framed

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Resin Series: Red Zinnia 1, 2014
oil and resin on panel
46-1/2 × 26-1/4 inches

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Geraniums in Pot, 2013
oil on linen
22 × 16 inches

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Across the Fields, 2013
oil on linen
20 × 15-1/2 inches

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Geraniums in White Pot, 2013
oil on linen
15 × 19-1/2 inches

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Back of the Church on the Hill, 2013
oil on linen
23 × 19 inches

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Church On Hill, 2013
oil on linen
14 × 11 inches

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Olive Colored Field 2, 2013
oil on canvas
19 × 25 inches

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Tiber in Umbria, 2013
oil on canvas
19 × 26 inches

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Olive Trees Bordering Fields, 2013
oil on linen
15 × 18 inches

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Olive Field, 2013
oil on linen
14 × 18 inches

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Olive Trees by Road, 2013
oil on linen
17-1/2 × 20 inches

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Second Field, 2013
oil on linen
18 × 24 inches

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Sunrise in the Field, 2013
oil on canvas
18 × 26-1/2 inches

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The Red Door Geranium, 2013
oil on canvas
18-1/2 × 25 inches

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Italian Lanscape by River, 2013
oil on linen
17-1/2 × 14-1/2 inches

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Edge of Field, 2013
oil on linen
18-1/2 × 18-1/2 inches

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View of Todi at Night, 2013
oil on canvas
18×19inches

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Olive Colored Field 1, 2013
oil on canvas
18-1/2 × 20-1/2 inches

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Cyprus Hill, 2013
oil on linen
15-1/2 × 14-1/2 inches

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View Up The Hill, 2013
oil on linen
27 × 19 inches

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The Shower, 2008
Oil and gesso on canvas and board
41 3/4 × 31 1/2 inches (framed)

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Surface: Deep Water/Night Tides, 2012
Oil, fiberglass, staples, and wax on linen
46 × 64 inches

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And From the Sea God Created Studio Shit, 2013
studio shit on canvas
88" × 149-1/2"

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Like Oil for Water, 2012
Oil, spray enamel, paint tubes and brushes on canvas
72" × 96"

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Untitled (Wave Series), 2012
Oil, spray enamel on clayboard
30 × 66 inches

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Winter Ranch, 2013
Oil and spray enamel on paper
9-1/2 × 14-1/4 inches

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White Sands, 2013
Oil and spray enamel on paper
12-1/4 × 18-1/2 inches

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Straight Beach, 2013
Oil and spray enamel on paper
11 × 15-1/2 inches

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Hard Offshore, 2013
Oil and spray enamel on paper
12-1/4 × 32-1/4 inches

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Untitled (Wave Series), 2013
Oil and spray enamel, brush and sponge on canvas
24 × 36 inches

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❑ ❍ X, 2013
Oil and spray enamel on linen
50 × 88 inches

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Untitled, 2012
Oil and pastel on canvas
72 × 96 inches

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Tern 2, 2012
Oil, enamel, and glitter on canvas
42 1/2 × 61 1/2 inches

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The Boquet, 2012
Oil and watercolor on canvas
96 × 72 inches

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Deia, 2012
Oil and watercolor on canvas
62 X 60 inches

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Scarlet and Tracy, 2012
Oil and charcoal on canvas
60 × 72 inches

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From Tree to Sea, 2011-2013
Oil, watercolor, charcoal, and graphite on paper and linen
68 X 64 inches

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Instillation, 2013
Photo Credit: © 2013 Gary Mamay courtesy Darius Yektai Studio

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Instillation, 2013
Photo Credit: © 2013 Gary Mamay courtesy Darius Yektai Studio

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Instillation, 2013
Photo Credit: © 2013 Gary Mamay courtesy Darius Yektai Studio

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Instillation, 2013
Photo Credit: © 2013 Gary Mamay courtesy Darius Yektai Studio

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Instillation, 2013
Photo Credit: © 2013 Gary Mamay courtesy Darius Yektai Studio

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Instillation, 2013
Photo Credit: © 2013 Gary Mamay courtesy Darius Yektai Studio

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Instillation, 2013
Photo Credit: © 2013 Gary Mamay courtesy Darius Yektai Studio

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Darius Yektai, Untitled, 2012
Oil on canvas
26-1/3 × 14 inches

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Untitled, 2009
Charcoal on canvas
42 × 78 inches

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Untitled, 2011
Oil on canvas
72 × 96 inches

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Hierarchy 3, 2011
Oil on canvas
68 × 64 inches

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Hierarchy 4, 2011
Oil on canvas
68 × 64 inches

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Untitled, 2012
Oil on canvas
18 × 20 inches

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30 - Love, 2010
Watercolor on paper, on oil on canvas
72 × 60 inches

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Not Everyone Gets a Unicorn, 2010
Oil on canvas
40 × 36 inches

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The Tragedy, 2010
Oil, fur, feathers and ink on canvas and rubber
84 × 109 inches

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Your Lillies on My Chair, 2010
Oil on canvas
40 × 36 inches

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Our Elusive Beauty, 2010
Oil, pine and fur on linen
72 × 60 inches

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Dark Swing, 2010
Oil on canvas
40 × 36 inches

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Dark Landscape, 2010
Oil on canvas
40 × 36 inches

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A Flower, 2010
Oil on canvas
40 × 36 inches

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Feather Vase, 2010
Oil on canvas
40 × 36 inches

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I'm Not Starting With Her, 2010
Oil on canvas
40 × 36 inches

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I Only Want You, 2010
Oil on canvas
40 × 36 inches

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Dark Self, 2000
Oil on canvas
40 × 36 inches

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Dark Self, 2003-2004
Oil on canvas
40 × 36 inches

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Dark Self, 2005-2008
Oil on canvas
40 × 36 inches

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Dark Self, 2000
Oil on canvas
40 × 36 inches

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Dark Self, 2002
Oil on canvas
16 × 16 inches

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Dark Self, 2004-2010
Oil on raw linen
24 × 22 inches

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Dark Self, 2001
Oil on canvas
16 × 15 inches

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Tree Field, 2009
Oil on canvas
62 × 44 inches

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At Your Service, 2009
Oil on paper
41 1/2 × 31 1/2 inches

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Zoe at the Dunes, 2009
Oil on canvas
44 × 62 inches

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Starcrossed Lovers, 2009
Oil on canvas
19 1/2 × 39 inches

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Ophelia, 2001-2009
Oil on wood
72 × 84 inches