Saqqakhaneh Movement

Sadegh Tabrizi was one of the original members of what later became known as the Saqqakhaneh school of Iranian artists. In the 1950s and 60s, Mr. Tabrizi and other young artists -- including Hossein Zenderudi, Parviz Tanavoli, and Faramarz Pilaram -- most of whom attended the Faculty of Decorative Arts in Tehran -- took Iranian folk art and literary traditions far beyond their original context [read more...]

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