The Moon in Not Linked with Mars, 1960-61

Mah Motassel Naboud Be Merikh (formerly The Hand) reflects Zenderoudi’s interest in Islamic calligraphy and Shiite folklore. The single hand—a standard component of saqqakhaneh—reminds viewers of the bravery of Hazrat Abbas, who fought in the Battle of Karbala in 680 A.D. The well-known battle took place between the supporters of Umayyad caliph Yazid I and […]