Rebel, Jester, Mystic, Poet: Contemporary Persians
Feb 04, 2017 - Jun 04, 2017

Cultural rebellion and lyrical reflection come together in this world-premiere exhibition showcasing one of the most important collections of contemporary Iranian art. Encounter the works of 23 artists who have chosen self-expression over silence — men and women separated by generations but united in their desire to explore complex issues against a backdrop of political and social unrest.

Cultural rebellion and lyrical reflection come together in this world-premiere exhibition showcasing one of the most important collections of contemporary Iranian art. Encounter the works of 23 artists who have chosen self-expression over silence — men and women separated by generations but united in their desire to explore complex issues against a backdrop of political and social unrest.

Artists

Shiva Ahmadi
Morteza Ahmadvand
Shirin Aliabadi
Afruz Amighi
Nazgol Ansarinia
Mahmoud Bakhshi
Ali Banisadr
Alireza Dayani
Mohammed Ehsai
Monir Farmanfarmaian
Parastou Forouhar
Shadi Ghadirian
Rokni Haerizadeh
Khosrow Hassanzadeh
Shirazeh Houshiary
Y.Z. Kami
Abbas Kiarostami
Farhad Moshiri
Timo Nasseri
Shirin Neshat
Shahpour Pouyan
Hamed Sahihi
Parviz Tanavoli

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