Undiscovered Minimalism: Gelims from Northern Iran

Undiscovered Minimalism: Gelims from Northern Iran

by Parviz Tanavoli
     
 

Over the course of the past two decades a previously unrecognized genre of startlingly modern looking large flatwoven hangings and covers (gelims) has emerged from an isolated highland region in Mazandaran Province in northern Iran. No one had imagined that hidden in the forests south of the Caspian Sea there could have existed such sophisticated treasures, which

Overview

Over the course of the past two decades a previously unrecognized genre of startlingly modern looking large flatwoven hangings and covers (gelims) has emerged from an isolated highland region in Mazandaran Province in northern Iran. No one had imagined that hidden in the forests south of the Caspian Sea there could have existed such sophisticated treasures, which in their deceptive simplicity of abstract patterning and subtle coloring are much in accord with the aesthetic canons of contemporary minimalist art.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781898113768
Publisher:
Laurence King Publishing
Publication date:
01/25/2012
Pages:
256
Product dimensions:
11.40(w) x 14.40(h) x 1.20(d)
Age Range:
3 Months to 18 Years

Meet the Author

Customer Reviews

Average Review:

Write a Review

and post it to your social network

     

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

See all customer reviews >