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04/19/09

"A Window to Life": Abbas Kiarostami Photo Exhibition at Tehran's Golestan Gallery

Report by Mehr News Agency; photos by ISNA

پنجره‌اي رو به حيات" با عكس‌هاي كيارستمي رونمايي شد"
 

Tehran's Golestan Gallery is currently playing host to a photo exhibition by world-renowned Iranian filmmaker Abbas Kiarostami. Entitled "A Window to Life," the exhibit opened Friday amid the presence of prominent artists and cinematic figures.

Actor Habib Rezaii, stage director Mohammad Rahmanian, Art critic Javad Mojabi, painter Parviz Kalantari, Alireza Sami-Azar, a former curator of the Tehran Museum of Contemporary Art, and French actor and screenwriter Jean-Claude Carriere attended the opening ceremony.


Kiarostami and Jean-Claude Carriere

The collection contains twelve photos out of the 140 Kiarostami has taken over the past 4 years. The photos are large as they portray nature. The displayed works are not being offered for sale.

Each photo on display at the gallery depicts a window through which the image of a charming landscape has been captured. All the photos displayed are untitled, allowing the visitors the opportunity to have their own understanding of them.


Kalantari and Sami-Azar

The week-long exhibit has been arranged by gallery manager Leili Golestan. The gallery is located at 42 Kamasaii St.in the Darrus neighborhood.

 


 

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