Iranian film-maker Abbas Kiarostami opens up doors to a lost past | The Art Newspaper

Iranian film-maker Abbas Kiarostami opens up doors to a lost past | The Art NewspaperDavid D’Arcy: In its first show devoted to a single artist, the Aga Khan Museum in Toronto is presenting 50 full-scale images of doors by the Iranian film-maker Abbas Kiarostami (Doors Without Keys, until 27 March). Because of Canadian sanctions on Iranian imports, the pictures had to be printed and mounted on canvas in Toronto.

Curators selected the pictures fr om 200 that Kiarostami, aged 76, has made over the course of 20 years.

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