“Gardens, Spies, and History”LUNCHTIME GALLERY TALK
Gene R. Garthwaite, Professor Emeritus of History, Dartmouth College
Wednesday, February 8, 2017
Hood Downtown, 53 Main Street, Hanover, NH
Hood Museum of Art
Representation, metaphors, and irony are embedded in Behbahani’s paintings, but they are also deeply embedded in history—not only in Iran’s rich and ancient garden history but also in more recent political history, as Professor Garthwaite will discuss.
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Image caption: Bahar Behbahani, Preliminary Steps (detail), from the Garden Coup series, 2015-16, mixed media on canvas. Courtesy of the artist and Thomas Erben Gallery. © Bahar Behbahani. Photo by Adam Reich.
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