Art of the Qajar Era at Harvard Art Museum

“Technologies of the Image: Art in 19th-Century Iran” at Harvard Art Museum presents notable and never before seen works of the Qajar era. It brings together four principal art forms of 19th century Iran — lacquer, lithography, photography, and painting and drawing on paper. The exhibition aims to explore the separate and intertwined histories of these art forms, the contexts of production, and means of distribution across the various strata of society. The exhibition has on showcase, almost 80 artworks, most of which have never been exhibited before.

“Technologies of the Image: Art in 19th-Century Iran” is on view through January 7, 2018 at the Harvard Art Museum, 32 Quincy St, Cambridge, USA