Parviz Tanavoli: European Women in Persian Houses

Book Launch

Parviz Tanavoli: European Women in Persian Houses

Date: Fri, Sep 25, 2015 02:00PM
Price: $10, $9 for Friends

This event takes place at the Ismaili Centre, Toronto.

Join acclaimed Iranian-Canadian artist and sculptor Parviz Tanavoli, and discover his defining collection of unique images of European women, as detailed in his latest book, European Women in Persian Houses: Western Images in Safavid and Qajar Iran. Hosted by Aga Khan Ismaili Council for Ontario in conjunction with the Aga Khan Museum.

Parviz Tanavoli, considered one of Iran’s leading artists, most well known for his bronze sculptures that are inspired by the art of calligraphy. Tanavoli is a pioneer of the Saqqakhaneh movement of the 1960s, which is recognized as the first school of Iranian modern art, with its associated painters and sculptors incorporating elements from Iranian folk art into their creations.

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