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February 16, 2017

Art imitates Life



A photo of plastic ewers (aftabeh) taken by my cousin in Shiraz and "Tehran Candella" by Scottish artist David Batchelor, a site-specific work at AB-ANBAR Gallery in Tehran.

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Posted by mehrdad at 11:11 AM | Art |

February 10, 2017

Best cinematography Oscars

Best cinematography Oscars winners (1927-2016).

Emmanuel Lubezki won in the last three consecutive years for Gravity (2013), Birdman (2014), and The Revenant (2015).

Posted by mehrdad at 10:09 AM | Films |

February 08, 2017

Sohrab and Anselm


Trees by Sohrab Sepehri & Anselm Kiefer

"Tonight I must go!
I must take a suitcase
Big enough to contain my shirt of loneliness
And walk in a direction
Where epic-singing trees can be seen" ~ Sohrab Sepehri

Posted by mehrdad at 08:35 AM | Art |

February 02, 2017

Bruegel in Tehran

Tehran covered in snow & detail from The Hunters in the Snow, a 1565 oil-on-wood painting by Flemish artist Pieter Bruegel the Elder.


Posted by mehrdad at 05:56 PM | Look-alikes |