Nicky Nodjoumi

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Date: 1980

Region: Middle East

Subject: Political/Economic/Social Opinion

Medium: Painting


Artist: Iranian artist Nicky Nodjoumi

Confronting Bodies: Iranian Government of Ayatollah Khomeini

Dates of Action: 1980s

Location: Museum of Contemporary Art, Iran

Description of Artwork: 150 paintings containing anti-revolutionary imagery

The Incident: The paintings were confiscated and destroyed

Results of Incident: Since then, Nodjoumi has been living and working in New York.

Source: Press release, Mike Weiss gallery, New York