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Kami, Yz

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online March 2018 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913 | DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.1093/benz/9780199773787.article.B2297928
Kami, Yz

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Iranian, 20th – 21st century, male.

Born 1956, in Tehran, Iran.

Painter.

Raised in a Shiite Muslim household in Tehran, YZ Kami fuses portraiture with motifs from Iranian architectural sites, Byzantine fresco paintings, sacred symbols, Persian poetry, Arabic prayers, and ancient Sufi mystical teachings. He studied at Holy Names College in Oakland, California, in ...

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Subjects: Painting ; 20th-Century Art ; Contemporary Art

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