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Pioneering Works at New Art Gallery

Pioneering Works at New Art GalleryPioneering Works at New Art Gallery

Farmanfarma Art Gallery opens in Tehran on April 28 with figurative works by celebrated pioneer artists of Iran.

Managed by painter, essayist, researcher and expert in cultural planning Toktam Farmanfarmaee, the gallery will present an exhibition of figurative works by renowned artists titled ‘Figure and Figuration,’ for its inaugural display.

The featured works have been collected in collaboration with curator Farnaz Mohammadi, Borna News Agency reported.

The showcased works are by painter, graphic artist, writer and film critic Aydin Aghdashlou, 76; avant-garde painter, sculptor and poet Jazeh Tabatabaee (1931-2008); painter, sculptor, poet, author and translator Hannibal Alkhas (1930-2010); painter and graphic artist Mahmoud Javadipour (1920-2012); and painter, writer and translator Mehdi Sahabi (1944-2009).

Also included are the artworks by painter and sculptor Iraj Zand (1950-2006), painter and sketch artist Manouchehr Motabar, 81, and painters Nasser Oveysi, 83, and Parvaneh Etemadi, 48.

The opening ceremony of the exhibition, as well as the inauguration of the gallery starts at 11 am. The new gallery is located on A’rabi 2 St., North Kheradmand St., Karim Khan Blvd.

The gallery is open all days except Mondays. Visiting hours are from 11 am-7 pm.


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