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Artist donates Jamshid Mashayekhi’s artwork to family

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Artist donates Jamshid Mashayekhi’s artwork to family

TEHRAN – A drawing by Jamshid Mashayekhi, the star of the acclaimed movie “Kamalolmolk”, was donated to the actor’s family on Friday.

Mashayekhi drew his wife’s portrait while he was taking art lessons from Master Hojjat Shakiba, whose exhibition opened in the Niavaran Cultural Center on Friday.

A number of artists and cultural figures, including art critic Javad Mojabi and calligrapher Javad Bakhtiari, attended the opening ceremony.

Shakiba said that he met Mashayekhi while he was collaborating as an art advisor with filmmaker Ali Hatami on his project “Kamalolmolk”.

Mashayekhi did this drawing while he was taking lessons from me, since he was due to play the role of the Qajar-era artist Kamalolmolk. The drawing is a simple one, but it has been created with love. I took this out of my treasure trove today, and I think I need to return it to its real owner who is his family,” Shakiba said.

Mashayekhi’s son Nader who received the artwork thanked Shakiba and said that he is very happy to see the artwork.

We are collecting works by my father and this is one of them,” Nader said.

Mashayekhi died April 2 at the age of 85. His family plans to donate a collection of the legendary actor’s memorabilia to the Film Museum of Iran.

Shakiba’s exhibition will be running until April 19 at the center.

Photo: Actor Jamshid Mashayekhi’s son Nader (2nd L) receives the drawing done by his father from artist Hojjat Shakiba at the opening ceremony of Shakiba’s Exhibit in Niavaran Cultural Center on April 12, 2019.

 

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