Parviz Tanavoli

Parviz Tanavoli was born in Tehran in 1937. Studied sculpture in Iran and in Italy. From 1963 assumed the head of sculpting department at the University of Tehran, a position he held for 18 years until 1979, when he retired from his teaching duties. Since 1989 he has lived and worked both in Tehran and Vancouver. His works are in the permanent collection of the British Museum, the Grey Art Gallery, New York University, Metropolitan Museum, Minneapolis Institute of Art, Tehran Museum of Contemporary Art, Qatar National Museum, Royal Museum of Jordan, Royal Scottish Museum, Museum of Modern Art in Vienna, Museum of Modern Art, New York, Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, Shiraz University, Tate Modern, London, and in numerous other venues around the world.

Publishings

2017

Parviz Tanavoli and the Lions of Iran, Tehran

Khorjin: Tribal and Rural Weaves from Iran, Tehran

2016

European Women in Persian Houses, London

Salt Bags: Tribal and Rural Weaves from Iran, Tehran

2014

An Introduction to the History of Graphic Design in Iran, Tehran

2013

A History of  Sculpture in Iran: Islamic Period, Tehran

2012

Wonders of the Universe, Tehran

2011

Undiscovered Minimalism, London

2010

Afshar: Tribal Rugs form Eastern Iran, Tehran

2009

Tombstones, Tehran

2008

Scales and Weights, Tehran

2004

Gabbeh: Art Underfoot, Tehran

2003

Tribal and Rustic Weaves from Varamin, Tehran

2002

Persian Flat-Weaves, London

1998

Horse and Camel Trappings from Tribal Iran, Tehran

1996

Sofreh of Kamo, Tehran

1994

Kings, Heroes and Lovers, London

1985

Shahsavan: Iranian Rugs and Textiles, New York

Lion Rugs: The Lion in the Art and Culture of Iran, Basel

1977

Locks from Iran, Washington DC

1974

Lion Rugs from Fars, Washington DC

Artworks

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