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Hossein Kazemi

 (1924 - 1996)
Hossein Kazemi was active/lived in Iran, Islamic Republic of.  Hossein Kazemi is known for abstract painting, ceramics, teaching.

Hossein Kazemi

HOSSEIN KAZEMI (1924- 1996)

A  painter, ceramic artist and teacher, Hossein Kazemi was one of the greatest pioneers of Iranian modern art.  He started his career as a figural painter and his earliest works were naturalistic.  Gradually he began to introduce elements of the Persian miniature into his work, and his treatment became ever more stylized.  From 1961 onwards, he started experimenting with pure abstraction, and when he returned to figurative painting, as he did with his stone-and-flower paintings of the late 1960s, it was in a more abstracted mould, with strong symbolic overtones.  This theme continued for the rest of his career, variations and different combinations of flowers and stones, sometimes Christie's Auction House
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About  Hossein Kazemi

Born:  1924
Died:   1996
Known for:  abstract painting, ceramics, teaching