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Iranian Artists Giving Speech in Oxford University

Aghdashlu and Tanavoli, two Iranian prominent artists, are to hold speeches in Oxford University on 11-13 july 2005.

Tehran, 14 June 2005 (CHN) - Oxford University is holding a three-day international conference on Iranian art situation after the Islamic Revolution on 11-13 of July 2005.

Aidin Aghdashlu and Parviz Tanavoli, two of Iran's prominent artists, are among artists and Iranologists from all around the world taking part in the conference.

Tanavoli is to talk about the situation of Iranian sculpting in the last 25 years and will be chairing one of the conference panels.

Aghdashlu too is going to give a speech on the situation of Iranian plastic arts after the Islamic revolution. The artist is afterwards to showcase his latest creations in a gallery in Toronto, Canada.

Parviz Tanavoli, born in 1937, is one of Iran's prominent sculptures whose collection of Hitch (meaning "nothing") sculptures, small and large, are well-known.

Aidin Aghdashlu, born in 1940 from a Caucasian family immigrating to Iran, started his professional life as a painter when he was just 14 years of age, continuing to the present day.

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