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Mehdi Karampour (b. 1976)

Lot 32: Mehdi Karampour (born 1976) The Last Supper

Bonhams 2

April 5, 2019
New York, NY, US

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Mehdi Karampour (born 1976)
The Last Supper, 2018Archival pigment print, flush-mounted, signed, titled, dated and numbered '1/5' in red ink on the flush-mount verso.image/ flush-mount 22 x 39 1/2in (55.9 x 100.4cm)

The Iranian "Green Movement", led by young activists affiliated to the Arab Spring in the Middle East and North Africa, came into being in 2009, three decades after the original revolution of 1979.In this striking work, Iranian film director Mehdi Karampour uses the Christian iconographical theme of The Last Supper to highlight the Green Movement's campaign for justice, gender equality and freedom of speech.

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Bonhams 2
April 5, 2019, 2:00 PM EST

New York, NY, US