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Tony Cragg Donates Sculpture to TMoCA

Tony Cragg stands beside his donated sculpture in the premises of Tehran Museum of Contemporary Art.Tony Cragg stands beside his donated sculpture in the premises of Tehran Museum of Contemporary Art.

Tehran Museum of Contemporary Art on Sunday unveiled in its public space a new statue donated by acclaimed British sculptor Tony Cragg.
The gigantic 320 cm by 158 cm marble sculpture titled “Roots & Stones” was created in 1949 and is now placed near the famous conceptual piece by Karl Schlamminger in the museum’s sculpture garden.
“I leave this sculpture as a reminder of friendship, tolerance and my visit to Iran,” Cragg said at the unveiling ceremony. 
The ceremony attended by Cragg, Director General of Iran’s Visual Arts Office Majid Molla-Norouzi and TMoCA Director Ali Mohammad-Zare’ alongside leading figures in the arts, ILNA reported.

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