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How Shahzia Sikander Remade the Art of Miniature Painting
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Ezzatollah Zarghami TEHRAN – Cultural Heritage, Tourism, and Handicrafts Minister Ezzatollah Zarghami on Thursday inaugurated a new miniature museum in Tabriz, northwest Iran. The museum has put on show 111 rare artworks belonging to the Tabriz school of art, CHTN reported on Sunday. Illuminated folios from manuscripts of the Shahnameh, the epic masterpiece of Ferdowsi, and some calligraphy, mostly dating from the Safavid era (1501-1736) constitute the highlights of the museum, the report said. The museum, located in the historical Hariri mansion, also displays artworks of prominent Safavid-era miniaturists such as Sultan Mohammad and Kamaleddin Behzad. Furthermore, a temporary exhibition has been set up in the Museum to introduce the Hariri mansion, which has been inscribed on the national heritage list, its architectural features, the restoration process, and the Hariri family. Tabriz school in miniature painting was founded by the Ilkhanian-Mongols early in the 14th century and active through […]

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