Name: Nicky Nodjoumi

Date:  1985 - 1995

Location:  Middle East and Caucasus

SubjectPolitical/Economic/Social Opinion


Artist: Iranian artist Nicky Nodjoumi

Confronting Bodies: Iranian Government of Ayatollah Khomeini

Date of Action: 1980s

Specific Location: Museum of Contemporary Art, Iran

Description of Artwork: 150 paintings containing anti-revolutionary imagery

Description of Incident: the paintings were confiscated and destroyed

Results of Incident: Since then, Nodjoumi has been living and working in New York.

Source: Press release, Mike Weiss gallery, New York

Submitted By: NCAC

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