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  • Iran Art Book
Iran Art Book

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we mainly sell Persian art books, especially the preciuos illustrated ones, both ancient and contemporary art. Our art books range in variuos fields, including painting, photography, calligraphy, gardening and pottery. The books we sell, have not been sold or marketed outside Iran. we have already ...

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  • About the Book
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This book has been produced on the occasion of the exhibition Modern Art Movement - Iranian Works from the Collection of the Tehran Museum of Contemporary Art.

The Iranian modern art movement, which takes modernism as its model, celebrates its seventeenth birthday. At a time, when world war II carried the experiments of European modernism, to the United States and paved the way for the creation of the latest modernists movements in art, including Pop Art, and Abstract Expressionism, Realist school of Kamal-ol- Molk, and his students was on the demise in Iran making room for new movements that were created as a result of social and political developments of the final years of Reza Shah the father and early years of the Pahlavi Rule.

Art School of Fine Arts, as the first Art School for higher education which was inaugurated in 1940 offering courses in Architecture, Painting, and Sculpture, joined Tehran University, in the following year. It then changed its name, to the Faculty of Fine Arts. Soon a number of the first graduates from this faculty travelled to Europe to complete their studies and return to Iran with a handful of achievements based on Fauvism, Expressionism, and Cubism. It seems that the major concern of these young graduates was how to connect the teachings of Modernism to the traditions of national and indigenous art

Product Details

Publisher: Institute for promotion of visual arts

Publication Date: 2006

Pages: 324

Format: Paperback

Language: English-Persian

Product Dimensions: 310x235x28mm