Fereydoun Ave

London15 Jan – 26 Jan 2020
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  • On display will be a selection of works on paper, canvas and 3D printed sculpture by the renowned Iranian artist Fereydoun Ave.

    With a career spanning more than four decades, Ave (born 1945 in Tehran, Iran), is a member of the first generation of Iranian contemporary artists. Since the 1970s, with the rapid development of the Iranian art scene, Ave has maintained a central position in the Iranian art community. Born in 1945 and educated in England and the US, he established an alternative art space, 13 Vanak Street, in Tehran in 1984 in the northern part of the city. Ave has launched the careers of several of Iran’s most celebrated artists and during the 1990s he worked closely with his friend and mentor, the American painter and sculptor Cy Twombly.

    In collaboration with Rossi & Rossi, Magic of Persia, and Dastan Gallery, the British Museum will also be hosting an afternoon of talks and screenings focused on Ave on Sunday 26th January.

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    • Fereydoun Ave
      101 Names

      2007
      Mixed media on canvas
      150 x 100 cm (59 x 39 ½ in)

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    • Fereydoun Ave
      101 Names

      2007
      Mixed media on canvas
      150 x 100 cm (59 x 39 ½ in)

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    • Fereydoun Ave
      The Fig and the Fig Leaf

      2008
      Mixed media on paper
      66 x 103 cm (26 x 40 ½ in)

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    • Fereydoun Ave
      The Fig and the Fig Leaf

      2008
      Mixed media on paper
      38 x 28 cm (15 x 11 in)

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    • Fereydoun Ave
      The Fig and the Fig Leaf

      2008
      Mixed media on paper
      38 x 28 cm (15 x 11 in)

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    • Fereydoun Ave
      Pulmonaria

      2008
      Mixed media on paper
      66 x 102 cm (26 x 40 ¼ in)

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    • Fereydoun Ave
      Dahlias

      2007
      Mixed media on paper
      65 x 51 cm (26 x 20 in)

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    • Fereydoun Ave
      Syros

      2009
      Mixed media on paper
      62 x 42 cm (24 ½ x 16 ½ in)

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    • Fereydoun Ave
      Pulmonaria

      2008
      Mixed media on paper
      17 x 19 com (6 ¾ x 7 ½ in)

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    • Fereydoun Ave
      Winter Roots

      2014
      Mixed media on canvas
      46 x 38 cm (18 x 15 in)

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