Annual ‘100 works, 100 artists’ exhibition at Golestan Gallery

Golestan Gallery opens annual show of top artists

Golestan Gallery has opened its doors to the 27th edition of the 100 Works, 100 Artists Exhibition until 21 August.

In what has become an annual tradition in the Tehran art scene at the oldest operating gallery in the city, Lili Golestan, the matriarch of the contemporary art scene offers a glimpse into the latest batch produced by different artists in the city.

A collection of artworks from 228 artists from different generations are lining up at the exhibit, with very little wall space available between the arts. Prices of the artwork are labelled in local IRR, and you can make the gallery owner an offer.

Why not check out the other exhibitions currently ongoing in Tehran below.

Group exhibition of sculpture and painting at Mah Art Gallery in Tehran

More about Lili Golestan

Lili Golestan Taghavi Shirazi (born 14 July 1944) is an Iranian translator, and owner and artistic director of the Golestan Gallery in Tehran. She is the daughter of the filmmaker and writer Ebrahim Golestan, the sister of the late photojournalist Kaveh Golestan and the mother of filmmaker Mani Haghighi.

She was born in Tehran in 1944. She spent a number of her formative years in Abadan, where her father worked as a filmmaker.

She was exposed to literature and the arts from an early age, being able to interact closely with up and coming personalities from the period.

Lili Golestan spent a number of years studying in Paris and upon her return to Iran found success as a translator and author. She is widely travelled and knowledgeable about a broad range of literature.

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