Parviz Tanavoli, Heech, 1972. Bronze on wood base, 22 1/4 x 12 x 8 in. Grey Art Gallery, New York University Art Collection. Gift of Abby Weed Grey, G1975.54
Parviz Tanavoli, Poetry in Bronze
Tuesday, February 2, 6:30 pm
King Juan Carlos I of Spain Center
53 Washington Square South
Parviz Tanavoli, Iran’s leading modern sculptor, is represented in the Grey’s collection by some 80 works—the largest number in an institution anywhere in the world. Come and view this documentary film (Terrence Turner, 2014, 68 min.) to learn more about Tanavoli’s life and work, as portrayed through conversations with the artist, vintage film footage and photographs, and interviews with leading scholars and curators including Lynn Gumpert, curator of Global/Local and director, Grey Art Gallery, NYU, who will introduce the film.Organized by NYU’s Grey Art Gallery.
Free of charge, no reservations, capacity limited. All programs are subject to change.
Offered in conjunction with the exhibition Global/Local 1960–2015: Six Artists from Iran, on view at NYU’s Grey Art Gallery January 12–April 2, 2016.
For more information on the exhibition,
please visit greyartgallery.nyu.edu