|IAA to pay tribute to art scholar Habibollah Ayatollahi||
In addition, an exhibition of artworks by Ayatollahi who is also a member of the academy will open on the sidelines of the event, IAA reported in a press release on Wednesday.
Artists Jalal Shabahangi, Habib Sadeqi, Mohammad-Ebrahim Jafari and Mohammad-Hossein Helmi, and researcher Mohammad-Ali Ranjbar are expected to deliver speeches at the ceremony.
Born in Shiraz in 1934, Ayatollahi is a graduate of painting from the University of Tehran.
He traveled to Paris to continue his studies. He received his Ph.D. in the history of art from the Sorbonne University.
He then returned home and has taught at different universities, written many books and has established the Art College of Tehran’s Shahed University.
“Tangible Dimensions of Artworks”, “History of Iran’s Visual Arts since the Beginning until Now” and “Different Methods of Artistic Critic” are among Ayatollahi’s noteworthy credits.
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