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Years of "Modernisation" 1960-78

The painters Bahman Mohassess and Behdjat Sadr, graphic arts by Ardeshir Mohassess, filmmaker Parviz Kimiavi, Shiraz-Persépolis Festival of Art, photographer Kaveh Golestan.


Revolution & Iran-Iraq war. 1979-88

The historical cross-fertilisation between painting, graphic art, cinema and documentary work. Examples from unofficial archives of the Revolution and of the Iran-Iraq war.


Contemporary Perspectives

1989-2014. From photographs by a younger generation still close to the documentary tradition, drawings referring to social and urban change, to critical and poetic installation works.


Pantin Cemetery: Barbad Golshiri

In a tribute to Chohreh Feyzdjou, Golshiri has constructed a sarcophagus that was placed on the site of her grave in the Pantin Cemetery of Paris on 16 May 2014.


Unedited History. Iran 1960-2014

16 May - 24 August 2014

Musée d'Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris
11 Avenue du Président Wilson
75116 Paris

Exhibition curators:

Catherine David
Morad Montazami
Odile Burluraux
Narmine Sadeg
Vali Mahlouji - Archaeology of the Finale Decade

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