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Kaveh Golestan | the artist






The artist Kaveh Golestan
Born July 7 1950, Abadan, Iran.
Died April 2 2003, Kifri, Iraq.
Style and technique of the artist: Photography,


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The landmine which ended the 52-year-long life of prizewinning photojournalist Kaveh Golestan was a compressed version of the explosive convulsions which have wracked postwar Iran and despatched his distinguished family to all corners of the world...

Iranian Revolution

Slideshow of his photographs

Kaveh Golestan was the photojournalist with the longest continuous presence in Iran from before the Revolution until his death in 2003. Photography brought Golestan worldwide acclaim. In 1979 he received a Robert Capa Award. However due to the political climate in Iran, it was a prize he collected only thirteen years later...