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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Kaveh Golestan
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…

Kaveh Golestan
Iranian Revolution

Kaveh Golestan
Slideshow of his photographs

Kaveh Golestan
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…

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