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05/13/08

Ardeshir Mohassess: Art and Satire in Iran - May 22-August 3 2008 at Asia Society & Museum

 

 

Ardeshir Mohassess's illustrations and cartoons have been regularly published in Iranian newspapers and periodicals such as Kayhan, Ettelaat, Ayandegan, as well as international newspapers such as the New York Times. This legendary artist has been the subject of books and numerous solo and group exhibitions in Iran and abroad. However, the Asia Society exhibition "Ardeshir Mohassess: Art and Satire in Iran" marks his first major and comprehensive retrospective museum exhibition to date.

 


Ardeshir Mohassess (born 1938, Iran). Change of Power. 1978. Ink on paper. H. 11 x W. 14 1/2 in. (28.6 x 37.7 cm). Collection of Professor Ali Banuazizi. Photo: Robert Zinck

Curators: Shirin Neshat and Nicky Nodjoumi

 

Exhibition: May 22-August 3 2008, 11:00 am - 6:00 pm (Friday until 9:00 pm)

OPENING: Thursday, May 22nd, 2008, 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM

 *An exhibition Catalogue Available

 

ASIA SOCIETY and MUSEUM

725 Park Avenue (at 70th Street), New York

212-517-ASIA

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RELATED PANEL & SCREENING

Tuesday, June 10, 6:30-8:30 pm

 

SPEAKERS:

Iranian American artist and the guest curator of the exhibition Shirin Neshat is joined by the noted Iranian poet Esmail Kho'i and former United States Attorney General Ramsey Clark for a lively panel discussion on Ardeshir Mohassess's work.

 

SHORT DOCUMENTARY FILM BY

Bahman Maghsoudlou

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