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Sehnsucht Persien

Sehnsucht Persien

Austausch Und Rezeption in Der Kunst Persiens Und Europas Im 17. Jahrhundert Und Gegenwartskunst Aus Teheran

Edited by Axel Langer


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This book documents the Persian – European artistic dialogue over four centuries. In particular it presents work by seven contemporary artists from Tehran and thus provides an insight into a new modern Persia in exchange with the global art world. At the same time the reader is offered a fresh view at ancient art shown in contrasting juxtaposition. Essays by Rudolph P. Matthee, Cyrus Ala’i, Birgitt Borkopp-Restle, Paulina Banas, Michael Chagnon, Gary Schwarz, Jennifer Scarce, Claudia Swann, Susann Wintsch, and Axel Langer.”The Fascination of Persia” is published in conjunction with an exhibition at Museum Rietberg in Zurich (October 2013 to January 2014).

About the Author
Axel Langer is a curator of Eastern art at the Museum Rietberg in Zurich.
Scheidegger & Spiess
1st Dec 2013
Paperback / softback
World excluding France, Austria, Germany, Switzerland, Puerto Rico, United States, Canada, and Japan
330 mm x 240 mm
320 Pages
302 color, 10 b&w
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