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Pahlavan / Persian miniatures 1

  • Object type

  • Museum number

    2016,6041.2

  • Title (object)

    • Pahlavan

    Title (series)

    • Persian miniatures 1
  • Description

    Photograph of wrestlers (pahlavan) with grafitti background.

  • Producer name

  • School/style

  • Date

    • 2003
  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Curator's comments

    Of this work, the artist has said ‘it was an attempt to take an established form (the miniature) and reinterpret it for today. For me the miniature is in fact an illustration that accompanies text.’

  • Location

    On display: G34/dc39

  • Exhibition history

    2016-17 26 Nov – 2 Apr, London, BM, G34, Iranian Voices

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date

    2016

  • Department

    Middle East

  • Registration number

    2016,6041.2

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