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Pictures From A Revolution: The 1979 Iranian Uprising

Pictures From A Revolution: The 1979 Iranian Uprising PICTURES FROM A REVOLUTION The 1979 Iranian Uprising Babak Ebrahimian Between Word and Image: Modern Iranian Visual Culture, Grey Art Gallery, New York, September 18–December 7, 2002; Abbas, Iran Diary 1971–2002, Autrement Press, 2002. A tripartite exhibit of fine arts, photography, and revolutionary posters, Between Word and Image: Modern Iranian Visual Culture, unfolds to define the concept of a revolution as a 180-degree turn. More specifically, the exhibit brings together images and words to crystallize and define The Islamic Republic of Iran’s Revolution. The first part of the exhibit places the accent on the modern fine arts of Iran. While this is all pre-revolution artwork, it represents a revolutionary step from traditional miniature painting and the classical style of the Iranian master painter Kamal-al-Molk. The exhibit presents the painting and sculptures of graduates of the newly established Fine Arts Academy, Tehran University, and independent painters, including: Hossein Zenderoudi (1937–), Faramarz Pilaram (1938–83), Mansoor Ghandriz (1935–65), Parviz Tanavoli (1937–), Sohrab Sepehri (1928–80), Behjat Sadr (1924–), Monir Shahroudy Farmanfarmaian, Siah Armajani (1939–), Marcos Grigorian (1925–), and Esmail Tavakoli (also known as Masht Esmail, 1923–94). While the country suffered various social and political illnesses during the pre-1979 era, the fine arts http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png PAJ: A Journal of Performance and Art MIT Press

Pictures From A Revolution: The 1979 Iranian Uprising

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Publisher
MIT Press
Copyright
© 2003 Performing Arts Journal, Inc.
ISSN
1520-281X
eISSN
1537-9477
DOI
10.1162/152028103321781529
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PICTURES FROM A REVOLUTION The 1979 Iranian Uprising Babak Ebrahimian Between Word and Image: Modern Iranian Visual Culture, Grey Art Gallery, New York, September 18–December 7, 2002; Abbas, Iran Diary 1971–2002, Autrement Press, 2002. A tripartite exhibit of fine arts, photography, and revolutionary posters, Between Word and Image: Modern Iranian Visual Culture, unfolds to define the concept of a revolution as a 180-degree turn. More specifically, the exhibit brings together images and words to crystallize and define The Islamic Republic of Iran’s Revolution. The first part of the exhibit places the accent on the modern fine arts of Iran. While this is all pre-revolution artwork, it represents a revolutionary step from traditional miniature painting and the classical style of the Iranian master painter Kamal-al-Molk. The exhibit presents the painting and sculptures of graduates of the newly established Fine Arts Academy, Tehran University, and independent painters, including: Hossein Zenderoudi (1937–), Faramarz Pilaram (1938–83), Mansoor Ghandriz (1935–65), Parviz Tanavoli (1937–), Sohrab Sepehri (1928–80), Behjat Sadr (1924–), Monir Shahroudy Farmanfarmaian, Siah Armajani (1939–), Marcos Grigorian (1925–), and Esmail Tavakoli (also known as Masht Esmail, 1923–94). While the country suffered various social and political illnesses during the pre-1979 era, the fine arts

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PAJ: A Journal of Performance and ArtMIT Press

Published: May 1, 2003

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