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Encyclopedia > Tehran Museum of Contemporary Art
The Museum is based on some traditional Persian elements such as Badgirs, and yet has a spiraling design reminiscent of Frank Lloyd Wright's Guggenheim.
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The Museum is based on some traditional Persian elements such as Badgirs, and yet has a spiraling design reminiscent of Frank Lloyd Wright's Guggenheim.
The Museum has a sculpture Garden adjacent to Tehran's Laleh Park.
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The Museum has a sculpture Garden adjacent to Tehran's Laleh Park.

Tehran's Museum of Contemporary Art is one of Tehran's finest museums. Qajari era architecture of Hormozgan province. ... Frank Lloyd Wright Frank Lloyd Wright (June 8, 1867 – April 9, 1959) was one of the most prominent architects of the first half of the 20th century. ...


Inaugurated in 1977, and built adjacent to Tehran's Laleh Park, the museum was designed by Architect hot-shot Kamran Diba, who employed elements from traditional Persian architecture. Tehran (also transcribed Teheran) (تهران in Persian), population 9,000,000 (metropolitan: 14,000,000), and a land area of 254 square miles, is the capital of Iran and the center of Tehran Province. ... Laleh Parks southwestern entrance with a statue of Biruni, a medieval Persian astronomer. ... The Baháí House of Worship by Fariborz Sahba, also known as the Lotus Temple. ...


The Museum contains works by Claude Monet, Carmille Pissarro, Van Gogh, James Ensor, Edouard Vuillard, André Segonzac, Jules Pascin, André Derain, Louis Valtat, Georges Rouault, Fernand Leger, Pablo Picasso, Alberto Giacometti, Francis Bacon, Max Ernst, René Magritte, George Grosz, Diego Rivera, Jasper Johns, Andy Warhol, Roy Lichtenstein, Jim Dine, Peter Phillips, James Rosenquist, Fritz Winter, Joan Miro, William Turnbull, Victor Vasarely, Adolph Gottlieb, Richard Hamilton, Georges Braque, Jean Paul Riopelle, Edvard Munch, Pierre Soulages, Edgar Degas, Mary Cassatt, Maurice Prendergast, Franz Kupka, Max Beckmann, James Whistler, Edward Hopper, Giorgio Morandi, Giacomo Balla, and Marcel Duchamp, among many other artist celebrities. Claude Monet Oscar-Claude Monet (November 14, 1840 – December 5, 1926) was a French impressionist painter. ... Self-portrait (1886) Vincent Willem van Gogh (March 30, 1853 - July 29, 1890) was a Dutch painter, generally considered one of the greatest painters in European art history. ... James Sidney Ensor, Baron Ensor (April 13, 1860–November 19, 1949), was a Belgian painter whose unique portrayals of grotesque humanity made him a principal precursor of 20th-century expressionism and surrealism. ... Jean-Édouard Vuillard (November 11, 1868 - June 21, 1940) was a French painter and printmaker. ... Julius Mordecai Pincas, (March 31, 1885 - June 5, 1930) aka Pascin, The Prince of Montparnasse, was a Jewish - Bulgarian painter. ... Georges Rouault (27 May 1871 – 13 February 1958) was a French Fauvist and Expressionist painter. ... Joseph Fernand Henri Léger (February 4, 1881 - August 17, 1955) was an artist. ... Young Pablo Picasso Pablo Picasso, formally Pablo Ruiz Picasso, (October 25, 1881 – April 8, 1973) was one of the recognized masters of 20th century art. ... Alberto Giacometti (October 10, 1901 – January 11, 1966) was a surrealist sculptor and painter. ... Francis Bacon, 1st Viscount St Albans (January 22, 1561 – April 9, 1626) was an English philosopher, statesman, spy, freemason and essayist. ... Max Ernst Max Ernst (April 2, 1891 – April 1, 1976) was a German painter. ... The Betrayal Of Images (La trahison des images) (1928-1929) Die natürlichen Gnaden (1967) René François Ghislain Magritte (November 21, 1898 – August 15, 1967) was a surrealist artist, born in Lessines, Belgium. ... George Grosz (July 26, 1893 - July 6, 1959) was a prominent member of the Berlin Dada group. ... Diego Rivera Diego Rivera (December 8, 1886 – November 24, 1957), full name Diego María de la Concepción Juan Nepomuceno Estanislao de la Rivera y Barrientos Acosta y Rodríguez, was a Mexican painter and muralist, born in Guanajuato, Guanajuato, of Jewish Converso heritage. ... Jasper Johns, Jr. ... Andy Warhol (August 6, 1928 – February 22, 1987) was an American painter, film-maker, publisher, and a major figure in the pop art movement. ... Roy Lichtenstein (October 27, 1923 - September 29, 1997) was a prominent American pop artist, whose work borrowed heavily from popular advertising and comic book styles, which he himself described as being as artificial as possible. ... Jim Dine (born 1935) is an American pop artist. ... Peter Phillips could mean Peter Mark Andrew Phillips, the son of Anne, Princess Royal Peter Phillips the director of Project Censored This is a disambiguation page — a navigational aid which lists other pages that might otherwise share the same title. ... James Rosenquist is an acclaimed American artist. ... Joan Miró (April 20, 1893 - December 25, 1983) was a painter, sculptor and ceramist born in Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain. ... William Turnbull (born approx. ... Victor Vasarely (9th April 1908 - 15th March 1997) was a Hungarian-born artist often acclaimed as the father of Op-art. ... Adolph Gottlieb (March 14, 1903 - March 4, 1974) was an American abstract expressionist painter. ... Richard Hamilton can refer to one of several people: Richard Hamilton, a British painter and collage artist; Richard Hamilton, a basketball player with the Detroit Pistons of the National Basketball Association; and Richard S. Hamilton, Professor of Mathematics at Columbia University. ... Violin and Candlestick, Paris, spring 1910 (San Francisco Museum of Modern Art) Georges Braque (May 13, 1882 – August 31, 1963) was a French painter and sculptor, and with Pablo Picasso one of the inventors of Cubism. ... La Joute, by Jean-Paul Riopelle Jean-Paul Riopelle (7 October 1923 - 12 March 2002) was a painter and sculptor from Quebec. ... Self portrait, 1895 Edvard Munch (December 12, 1863 – January 23, 1944) was a Norwegian expressionist painter and printmaker. ... Edgar Degas (July 19, 1834 – September 27, 1917) was a French painter and sculptor. ... Mary Stevenson Cassatt (May 22, 1844 - June 14, 1926) was an American painter. ... Categories: Artist stubs | 1861 births | 1924 deaths | United States painters ... Max Beckmann (February 12, 1884 - December 27, 1950) was a German painter, lithographer and woodcut artist. ... James Abbott McNeill Whistler (July 14, 1834 - July 17, 1903) was an American painter and etcher. ... Edward Hopper (July 22, 1882 - May 15, 1967) was an American painter, best remembered for his eerily realistic depictions of solitude in contemporary American life. ... Giorgio Morandi (1890--1964) was an Italian painter who specialized in still life. ... Giacomo Balla (July 24, 1871 - March 1, 1958) was an Italian painter. ... Marcel Duchamp (July 28, 1887 – October 2, 1968) was an influential French/American artist. ...


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Contemporary Art Museum Tehran موزه هنرهاي ... (652 words)
The Tehran Museum of Contemporary Art, is surrounded by 7000 sq/m of landscape, known as the sculpture park, in which sculptures by renowned international and Iranian artists are on display.
The Museum of Contemporary Art has nine galleries, three of which are dedicated to paintings by international artists from the museum's permanent collection.
The museum's coffee shop is located on the ground floor, with a soaring high ceiling, glazed walls, and a panoramic view of the sculpture court and the landscape beyond.
Tehran Museum of Contemporary Art - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (117 words)
The Museum is based on some traditional Persian elements such as Badgirs, and yet has a spiraling design reminiscent of Frank Lloyd Wright's Guggenheim.
Tehran's Museum of Contemporary Art is one of Iran's finest museums, located in Tehran.
Inaugurated in 1977, and built adjacent to Tehran's Laleh Park, the museum was designed by Architect hot-shot Kamran Diba, who employed elements from traditional Persian architecture.
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