1940Born Tehran, Iran

1958Began painting and graphic design studies at Tehran University School of Fine Arts

1962 - 1966Created around 150 advertisements for Iranian television

1997His film ‘Taste of Cherries’ was awarded the Cannes Film Festival Palme d’Or

2000Awarded the Akira Kurosawa Prize for lifetime achievement

2000 - 2005Completed taking pictures in Iran, which now form the basis of ‘Wind and Rain’ series, Iran

1978 - 2003Completed taking the pictures in Iran, which now form the basis of ‘Untitled Photographs’ and ‘Snow White’ series

2007 - 2008Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris

March 2007 MoMA, P.S. 1, New York

2006‘Snow White’, Stenersen Museum, Oslo;

‘The Roads and Untitled’, La Casa Encendida, Madrid;

‘Los Caminos de Abbas Kiarostami’, Malba – Collecion Costantini, Buenos Aires;

‘The Roads and Untitled’, CCCB, Barcelona;

‘Le Strade di Kiarostami’, Museo Provinciale di Potenza, Italy

2005‘Walking with the Wind – The Roads and Untitled’, Kumho Art Museum, Seoul

‘Abbas Kiarostami: The Roads & Untitled’, Palazzo d’Accursio, Bologna

‘Forest Without Leaves’, Victoria and Albert Museum, London

‘Abbas Kiarostami Photographs -The Roads and Untitled’, Contemporary Art Hall ‘Sala Murat’, Bari

‘The Roads of Kiarostami’, Museum of Contemporary Art, Belgrade

2004-2005Triptych Photographs of Abbas Kiarostami, Museum of Contemporary Art, Tehran

‘Photographies et Films’, Museé des Beaux-Arts, Nantes

2004‘The Roads of Abbas Kiarostami’, Macedonian Museum of Contemporary Art, Thessaloniki

Fundaçào Armando Alvares Penteado, Sao Paulo

Sociedade Nacional de Belas Artes, Lisbon, Portugal

2003-2004‘Le Strade di Kiarostami 1978 - 2003’, Castel dell’Ovo, Naples

2003‘Sulle Strade di Kiarostami’, Fondazione Sandretto Rebaudengo

2003‘Sulle Strade di Kiarostami’, Fondazione Sandretto Rebaudengo

2001‘Sleepers’, Video Installation, Arsenale, Venice Biennale

20002000 ‘Field of Vision’, Fondazione Bevilacqua la Masa, Venice

1997‘New Horizons - Abbas Kiarostami’, 38th International Film Festival of Thessaloniki

1996Reale Albergo dei Poveri, Palermo

1995Casa Rusca Museum of Fine Arts, Locarno

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