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Iranian Photography Now

Iranian Photography Now

Author: Issa Rose ed
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Iranian photography reveals a radical aesthetic, embracing both beauty and political resistance, that is shared by practitioners based in Iran--who have devised innovative responses to that country's political restrictions--as well as Iranians in exile--who have been able to create politically and culturally provocative works for the past 30 years. Shirin Neshat and Kaveh Golestan are perhaps the best-known photographers featured in this publication, which also introduces the work of 34 equally accomplished artists--including Reza Aramesh, Parastou Forouhar, Abbas Kiarostami, Amiral Ghasemi and Shadi Ghadirian. Along with images of their work, some of which has rarely been seen, each photographer contributes a narrative about their life and artistic practice, creating a definitive document on the state of contemporary Iranian photography that transcends Western cliches and misconceptions about the culture of this singular country.
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General Fields

  • : 9783775722575
  • : Hatje Cantz
  • : August 2008
  • : 298mm X 245mm X 24mm
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Issa Rose ed
  • : ca. 185 Abb., davon ca. 135 farb
  • : Hardback
  • : 1008
  • : 234