|Tehran museum to hold Hossein Mahjubi retrospective||
TEHRAN – Tehran Museum of Contemporary Art (TMCA) will be holding a retrospective for the Iranian painter and architect Hossein Mahjubi on Friday.
A selection of works created by the artist over the past 60 years will go on display in the exhibit, Persian media reported on Tuesday.
Art critic Hadi Seif and artist Abbas Mashadizadeh are the two scholars who will be reviewing Mahjubi’s works in a session to be held in the cinematheque of the museum the same day.
A documentary on life of Mahjubi entitled “Worried about the Trees on Canvas” directed by Ali-Mohammad Masiha will also be screened in the cinematheque.
Mahjubi was born in 1930 in Hahijan, Gilan Province. He is a graduate of fine arts from the University of Tehran.
He is interested in painting and calligraphic-paintings, but he has also been active in the field of architecture.
The design of the Saei Park on Vali-e Asr Ave is one of Mahjubi’s noteworthy credits.
Mahjubi has held over 40 solo exhibits in different galleries in Iran and several other countries.
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