CNN: Artists offer alternative views of Iranian culture at the Aga Khan Museum Toronto

CNN: Artists offer alternative views of Iranian culture at the Aga Khan Museum TorontoToronto, Canada (CNN) One piece shows a woman wearing a loosely tied hijab, her peroxide-blonde hair hanging in front. She has blue contact lenses and blows a large pink bubble with her gum. Another features 32 stacked Persian carpets, each with a cutout in the shape of a fighter jet.Both works — along with 25 others — are on display at Toronto’s Aga Khan Museum as part of “Rebel, Jester, Mystic, Poet: Contemporary Persians,” a new exhibition of Iranian art.

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