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Abbas
Iranian/French, b. 1944
Apr 3, 2015
Ulm is a charming city of Germany which boasts the tallest Cathedral in the world. This year it celebrates the 125th anniversary of the completion of its tower. The first stone was laid in 1377. At night, when you stand under the cathedral, you might feel - if you are lucky and if you are open to a sense of the divine (strictly non-religious) - your spirit rising with the gothic tower. My retro is... More...
Apr 3, 2015
The museum was designed by architect Richard Meier. He believes in white. Light is part of the architecture. Rays of sun give a wonderful depth to space, the way they do in the Alhambra in Grenada or in the Qaraouyine mosque in Fes.... but unfortunately, they had to be blocked out - sunshine is lethal to prints.

My retro is named "Between Myth and Ideology", a title which defines well my work. I like... More...
Apr 3, 2015
My prints on the walls... a very large crowd scene of Muslims at Eid prayer in New Delhi. When you stand at the top of the third floor stairs, you can see, thru windows, both this photo on one side, and the tower of the Cathedral on the other... a juxtaposition designed by Museum Director Karla Nieraad and curator Dr Raimund Kast. Stunning! More...
Apr 3, 2015
Before the opening, I took time to visit the city. A pigeon in flight, shadows on the wall of the newly built synagogue, wursts. More...
Apr 3, 2015
... shadows I cannot resist - as always. More...
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