Abbas  (Iranian, 1944) 

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Abbas, MEXICO. State of Guerrero. Village of San Augustin de Oapan. Children bath and play in the Rio Balsas. 1985.

 

Abbas
MEXICO. State of Guerrero. Village of San Augustin de Oapan. Children bath and play in the Rio Balsas. 1985.
1985

Magnum Photos
Abbas, North African Stories: Then and Now

 

Abbas
North African Stories: Then and Now
Magnum Photos
 
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Abbas, A Member of the Hezbi-Islami Guarding the Road to Kabul, Afghanistan

 

Abbas
A Member of the Hezbi-Islami Guarding the Road to Kabul, Afghanistan, 1992
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Abbas, Yves Saint Laurent hinter den Kulissen seiner Modeschau

 

Abbas
Yves Saint Laurent hinter den Kulissen seiner Modeschau, 1990
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Abbas, Black Islam/Senegal

 

Abbas
Black Islam/Senegal, 1988
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1944   Born in Iran
1971 - 1973   Member of Sipa
1974 - 1980   Member of Gamma
1978 - 1980   Photographed the revolution in Iran
1985   Member of Magnum Photos
1983 - 1986   Journeyed through Mexico. The resulting exhibition and book, Return to Mexico: Journeys Beyond the Mask, helped define his photographic aesthetic
1987 - 1994   Focused on the resurgence of Islam throughout the world
1997   Returned to Iran after seventeen years of voluntary exile
2008   The Children of Abraham - RIP, Fez, Morrocco; Le Botanique, Bruxelles, Belgium
2007   The Children of Abraham - Noorderlicht, Groningen, Netherlands; Exposorium Vrije Universiteit, Amsterdam, Netherlands
2006   The Children of Abraham - Nobel Peace Center, Oslo, Norway
2006   Islams and Shias - Vicino/Lontano, Udine, Italy
2005   Sur la Route des Esprits, La Chambre Claire, France
2004   Iran - Haus der Kulturen der Welt, Berlin, Germany
2004   Resurgence of Shias - Visa in Perpignan, France
2004   Ya Saddam - Noorderlicht, Leeuwarden, Netherlands
2004   Islams - The United Nations, New York, NY
2003   Visiones de l'Islam - La Caixa, Girona, Granada, Pamplona and Palma de Mallorca, Spain
2002   Iran, the Revolution - The Grey Gallery, New York, NY
2002   Viaggio Negli Islam del Mondo - Palazzo Vecchio, Firenze, Italy
2002   Visiones de l'Islam - la Caixa, Tarragona, Madrid, Malaga, Orense, Spain
2002   IranDiary - Visa in Perpignan, France
1999   Islamies - Place Royale, Brussels, Belgium; Institut du Monde Arabe, Paris, France
1999   Chrétiens - House of Photography, Moscow, Russia; Eberhardskirche, Stuttgart, Germany
1994   Retornos a Mexico - Centro Nacional de la Fotografia, Mexico
1992   Return to Mexico - Mexico Cultural Center, Paris; Maison pour Tous, Calais, France
1991   Retrospective - Imagina, Almeria, Spain
1986   Votez pour Moi - Galerie Magnum, Paris, France
1984   Retrospective - Galerie ARPA, Bordeaux, France
1983   Retrospective - Consejo de Fotografia, Mexico
1982   Citizen of the Third World – The Photographers' Gallery, London, England; Open Eye Gallery, Liverpool, England
1980   Iran, the Revolution - Museum of Contemporary Art, Tehran, Iran; Darvazeh Ghar mosque, Tehran, Iran; Fundacao Cultural, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
1977   Retrospective - Galerie Litho, Tehran, Iran
1977   Ce jour-là - Galerie FNAC, Paris
1972   Ganvie People - Falomo, Nigeria
2009    In Whose Name?, Thames and Hudson, London & New York, Au Nom de Qui?, Editions du Pacifique, Paris
2006    The Children of Abraham, Intervalles, France
2005    Abbas, I Grandi Fotografi di Magnum, Hachette, Italy
2005    IranDiaro: 1971-2005, Saggiatore, Italy
2005    Sur la Route des Esprits, Delpire, France
2002    IranDiary: 1971-2002, Autrement, France
2000    Faces of Christianity: A Photographic Journey, A. Abrams, USA
1994    Allah O Akbar: A Journey Through Militant Islam, Phaidon, UK; Allah O Akbar - Voyages dans l'Islam militant, Phaidon, France; Allah O Akbar - Viaggio negli islam del mondo, Contrasto, Italy
1992    Return to Mexico: Journeys Beyond the Mask, W.W. Norton, USA
1986    Retornos a Oapan, FCE, Mexico
1980    Iran: La Revolution Confisquée, Editions Cletrat, France
1977    Zaire Today, Editions Jeune Afrique, France