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TEHRAN.(Iranart) – Works of the late painter, sculptor, writer and translator Mehdi Sahabi (1944-2009), named Lovely Scraps, are on show at Atbin Art Gallery.

Faezeh Mirzazadeh has curated the exhibit. She has a collection of sculptures and trinkets Sahabi created with the little things he found, according to Gallery Info (

Sahabi dropped out from the Fine Arts Faculty of Tehran University and also from Rome University of Fine Arts.

His translation of Marcel Proust’s ‘In Search of Lost Time’, which took 11 years to complete, is considered his finest. He also translated Gustave Flaubert’s ‘Madame Bovary’ and ‘Sentimental Education, Charles Dickens’ ‘David Copperfield’,  ‘All Men Are Mortal’ by Simone de Beauvoir, Stendhal’s ‘The Red and the Black, ‘The Baron in the Trees’ by Italo Calvino and Louis-Ferdinand Céline’s ‘Death on Credit.’  


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