Honar – The Afkhami Collection of Modern and Contemporary Iranian Art
Phaidon Press

Featuring almost 250 contemporary artworks and a selection of medieval and early modern Islamic art – the heralded collection of Mohammed Afkhami, a prominent player at the cultural and regional front line of Middle Eastern art.
Honar (meaning ‘art’ in Farsi, the language of Iran), includes works ranging from the disturbingly subversive to exquisitely inclusive, exhibiting the pain of exile, the querying of ideology, and the artistic insistence on personal independence.