Islamic World Graphic biennial ends with honours to javadii PDF Print E-mail
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Wednesday, 25 November 2009 06:43

The 3rd International Graphic Biennial of the Islamic World announced winners in a ceremony held at the conference hall of the Iranian Academy of Arts (IAA) here on Monday evening, in honor of Mahmud Javadipur.

IAA secretary Bahman Namvar-Motlaq paid tribute to Mahmud Javadipur, referring to him as a pioneer of modern art in Iran. Namvar-Motlaq remarked that Javadipur as member of the academy has been a major figure of the academy. “He has many other fine attributes that distinguish him. He is an artist and his work attracts a wide range of viewers. He is regarded as a pioneer of modern art but tradition and Persian elements are clearly visible in his creations.” Secretary of the event Habibollah Sadeqi next remembered the name and memory of the late Morteza Momayyez, known as the father of Iranian graphic art.

The biennial opened on October 25 at the Saba Art and Cultural Institute in Tehran and lasted for almost a month. The ceremony continued with announcement of the winners as follows: * Poster 1) “Gift to Intifada” by Hani Sharif (Palestine) 2) “Top News of The Times” by Ali Hayati (Iran) 3) “Palestine” by Anita Hashemi-Moqaddam (Iran) * Logo 1) “Phosphor” by Meysam Ash’ari (Iran) 2) “Art” by Mehran Zamani (Iran) 3) “Kharazmi Festival” by Mehdi Saeidi (Iran) * Book Cover 1) “Spy Motives” by Mostafa Kalantari (Iran) 2) “Songs, Articles” Saed Meshki 3) “Tehran Passenger” Abdorreza Tabibian The jury special award was presented to Saed Meshki for his outstanding collection of works.

Curtsey:Mehr News Agency



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