History, Identity, Memory: Nikzad Nodjoumi's Arzhang

Layla S. Diba
2016 Asiatische Studien - Études Asiatiques  
AbstractOne of the strategies available to scholars challenging the Western art-historical canon is the use of case studies of the careers of pioneering artists from the "periphery". This essay will tell the story of a long forgotten chapter of the history of Iranian modern art which has only recently come to light. Just before the 1979 revolution, one of Iran's young avant-garde painters, Nikzad Nodjoumi (b. 1941), was invited to provide a set of illustrations for a publication and translation
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doi:10.1515/asia-2016-0040 fatcat:g3dm3hfrzbb2pig7ytzp3gffhy