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The Tehran Museum of Contemporary Art

A very modern museum opened in the Iranian capital in October 1977. It contains one of the finest collections of Western art outside Europe and North America.

A very modern museum opened in the Iranian capital in October 1977. It contains one of the finest collections of Western art outside Europe and North America. Iran's Islamic revolution just over a year later, led to many of the paintings being hidden from public view. Rozita Riazati spoke to Kamran Diba who was the architect, and first director, of the museum.

Photo: A woman visitor to the Museum. Credit: AFP/Getty Images.

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