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Art Gallery: Beautiful Works of Maryam Javanbakht at Agora Gallery New York

Javanbakht-calligraphy-1-iJan. 11 – Feb 1 2011

Maryam Javanbakht works in the millennia-old style of traditional black and white Iranian calligraphy. Her hybrid practice involving watercolor, gauche, chalk and ink on paper, known as “Naghashi Khat” (painting-calligraphy) imbues classic Iranian poems like those of Molavi, Hafez, Khayyam and Baba Taher with a transatlantic contemporary flair.

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Art Gallery: Contemporary Persian Calligraphy by Fereydoun Omidi

Calligraphy-Fereydoun-Omidi-7a-iHenna Art Gallery – Tehran
November 26 – December 10 2010

Fereydoun Omidi was born in 1967 in Roudbar Iran. He attended the Azad University and has been a member of the Iran Society of painters. Since 1995 he has held many exhibitions in Tehran but also a number of group exhibitions abroad including Japan, Venice and Paris.

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