Tehran’s Art Center to hold painter Mohammad-Ali Taraqqijah retrospective 

February 12, 2017 - 18:44

TEHRAN -- A retrospective of painter Mohammad-Ali Taraqqijah (1943-2010), a pioneer of Iranian modern art, will be held at Tehran’s Art Center in an exhibition opening on Friday, February 17.

A selection of 30 paintings reviewing years of the painter’s artistic activity will be shown, while a documentary on the life of the master will also be screened on the opening day, the center has announced in a press release on Sunday.

Taraqqijah held his first solo exhibit in Tehran in 1976 and two years later he held his exhibit in Basel, Switzerland. He continued his exhibits in Germany, Italy, France, United States and many other countries.

The exhibit will be running until February 28 at the center located at North Salimi St., Andarzgu Blvd. in the Farmanieh neighborhood.



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