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During your visit, take a self-guided tour of "Antoin Sevruguin: Past and Present" with our OI Mobile App.
Exhibit Virtual Programming
An assortment of virtual offerings will complement the in-person exhibit, including online feature exhibits, gallery talks, and lectures. Please check back for regular updates.
Exhibit Virtual Tour:
Antoin Sevruguin: Past and Present | A Special Exhibit at the OI Museum
Online Gallery Talks:
"Antoin Sevruguin: 'photographies artistiques,'" with Delphine Poinsot April 27, 5:00pm
"Antoin Sevruguin in the Context of Russian Culture in the Caucasus," with Polina Kasian, May 19, 5:00pm
"Capturing Persepolis—From the Camera to the Canvas," with Kiersten Neumann, July 20, 5:00pm
"The Inheritance & The Artist," with Yassaman Ameri, December 7, 5:00 pm CST
Recorded Talks Available for Streaming:
Exhibition Opening Lecture, "Intentionality and Sevruguin," with Tasha Vorderstrasse
April Gallery Talk: "Antoin Sevruguin: 'photographies artistiques,'" with Delphine Poinsot
"The Inheritance & The Artist," with Yassaman Ameri
Antoin Sevruguin: Past and Present – Virtual Exhibit
Antoin Sevruguin: Past and Present (OIMP 40) publishes for the first time the OI Museum's complete collection of nineteenth-century Iranian photographs and includes a series of essays that investigate Sevruguin’s life and photographic career, as well as the lasting impact of his unique vision.
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