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Los Angeles museum to showcase works by Iranian artist Ali-Akbar Sadeqi

Source: Tehran Times

Works by the 79-year-old painter, book illustrator, animator and sculptor, Ali-Akbar Sadeqi will be put on display in an exhibition, which is scheduled to open to the public at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA) on October 23.

© Ali Akbar Sadeghi

Celebrating Iranian Artist Ali Akbar Sadeghi: Lecture, Film, and Book Signing
Sunday, October 23, 2016 | 1 pm
LACMA | Bing Theater
Free and open the public

Despite his long career spanning over sixty years, Sadeqi remains little known outside of Iran, the LACMA, which is the largest art museum in the western United States, has said in an announcement.

The exhibition has been organized in collaboration with Shirin Gallery in Tehran to commemorate his career.

The organizers expect that the exhibition will help introduce his work to the American audience.

An illustration by Ali Akbar Sadeghi

Sadeqi is scheduled to attend a film screening and discussion set for the opening ceremony.

He will also autograph copies of his recently-published book series "Life", "Love" and "Loss" during the ceremony.

The book series was unveiled at Shirin Gallery in April of this year.

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