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Kamran Diba

 (born 1937)
Kamran Diba is active/lives in Iran, Islamic Republic of, United States.  Kamran Diba is known for painting, installation architecture, urban planning.

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In addition to serving as the founding director of the Tehran Museum of Contemporary Art and pursuing painting and installation art, Kamran Diba is an accomplished architect and urban planner. The English translation of the first line of the text at the bottom of the canvas  of his painting Diver reads, "I am a man [who] belongs underwater," and the second line poses a question: "Where is 'under water'?"

The diver's belt is depicted as a series of upside-down numbers: 27145506138960. In the work's first exhibition as part of an installation at the Seyhoun Gallery in Tehran, an audiotape played alongside the painting. The entire installation was put together in Parviz Tanavoli's studio, and Bijan Dowlatshahi and Faramarz   ...  Displaying 750 of 2760 characters.

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THE FIRST EMPIRE ( LAND OF PERSIA)
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Remake (narrative series), 2010
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