The Cinema of Abbas Kiarostami

Alberto Elena

April 2005 | £12.99 | $24.50 | 297pp

Abbas Kiarostami’s films have taken their place alongside the masterworks of world cinema. He remains the most influential filmmaker of post-revolutionary Iran and has produced a body of work that is as rooted in his native land as […]

Portrait Photographs from Isfahan

Parisa Damandan

November 2004 | £19.99 | 263pp

The establishment of the Islamic Republic of Iran in 1979 meant women were forced to wear the hijab, and photographs of them uncovered were forbidden. As a result, many photographers studios were burnt to the ground, while remaining […]

The Art of Rawas

Mohammad Rawas

Edited by Heather Reyes

October 2004 | £35.00 | $55.00 | 239pp

Mohammad Rawas stands today at the peak of an outstanding artistic career. Those familiar with his work will welcome this volume as a much-needed permanent source of reference, while those encountering the artist for the first time can […]


Shaheen Merali

August 2004 | £12.99 | $19.95 | 120pp

Shaheen Merali’s oeuvre extends from large-scale installations to remapping colonial history through collages and batiks. Acutely aware of how popular culture acts as a carrier of social prejudice and invective, his work is exercised specifically by the racial […]


Richard Temple

March 2004 | £35.00 | 228pp

With its roots in the distant, pre-Christian past, the art of the icon has been refined over centuries. Icon paintings are instantly recognisable but have never been widely understood in the West. The art developed in the deserts […]

I Put a Spell on You

Wendy Buonaventura

July 2003 | £15.99 | 312pp

Women with pizzazz. Dances that shock and enchant. With heroines like Josephine Baker and Isadora Duncan, this was never going to be a conventional history. Buonaventura’s latest book is rich with fascinating anecdotes (like the New Jersey girl […]

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