A Two-Day Event Celebrating The Work Of Iranian Theater And Visual Artist Assurbanipal Babilla2/17/20122/18/2012
11:00 AM9:00 PM
1 Washington Place, New York, NY 10003 (Ground Floor)
Assurbanipal Babilla has generously donated artwork to us and we are happy to announce the upcoming two-day event celebrating his work. Please see full details below.
The Iranian Studies Initiative at New York University Presents:
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A Two-Day Event Celebrating The Work Of Iranian Theater And Visual Artist Assurbanipal Babilla
Feb 17 & 18, 2012
The Jerry H. Labowitz Theatre for the Performing Arts
Gallatin, New York University
1 Washington Place, Ground Floor
Opening Reception: Feb 17: 6-8 PM
Exhibition Hours: Feb 17: 11 AM- 9 PM, Feb 18: 10 AM to 6 PM
Panel Discussion: Feb 18: 2-4 PM
The exhibition will present 39 works of art by Assurbanipal Babilla (1944-2011), Iranian theater and visual artist. These works, curated by Leyla Ebtehadj and Mariam Touzie, represent the dominant styles in Babilla's art following his immigration to the United States in 1980 after the Iranian Revolution.
An opening reception featuring a special performance by Susan Deyhim will be held on Friday, February 17 at 6 PM. The art will remain on display through Saturday, February 18.
On Saturday Feb 18, a panel of Babilla's theater collaborators will discuss his life and stage work and read excerpts from his plays.
Click here for event flyer.
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