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  • Rain series n.7 

    2007-2008

    Canvas print

    103.5 x 153.5 cm

    Edition 1 of 2

Abbas Kiarostami was born in Tehran, Iran, in 1940. He graduated from university with a degree in fine arts before starting to work as a graphic designer. He then joined the Centre for Intellectual Development of Children and Young Adults, where he started a film section, and this started his career as a filmmaker at the age of 30. Since then he has made many movies and has become one of the most important figures in contemporary Iranian film. He is also a major figure in the arts world, and has had numerous gallery exhibitions of his photography, short films and poetry. He died in 2016.