Daneshvari

 

Abbas Daneshvari

Professor of Art History

California State University, Los Angeles

 

EDUCATION:

 

Ph.D.       1977            UCLA-Art History

M.A.        1971            University of Massachusetts, Amherst

B.S.          1969            California State University, Hayward

 

TEACHING HISTORY:

 

Professor of Art History         California State University, Los Angeles      1982-Present

Fulbright Research Fellow      Cairo, Egypt                                                  1981-1982

Visiting Assistant Professor   University of California, Berkeley                 1979-1981

 

PUBLICATIONS:

 

BOOKS:

1999         Abbas Daneshvari and Jay Gluck, Editors.  A Survey of Persian Art, vol.                                                                                                                                                     XVIII, Mazda/ Ashiya  Publishers.

1999          Abbas daneshvari and Jay Gluck, Editors. A Survey of Persian Art, vol. XIX,                                                            Mazda/Ashiya Publishers.

1997         Abbas Daneshvari  Islamic Pottery at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art.                                                            LACMA

 

1986         Abbas Daneshvari   Animal Symbolism in Warqa wa Gulshah, Oxford                                                                         University  Press.

 

1986         Abbas Daneshvari   Medieval Tomb Towers, Undena/Mazda.

 

1982         Abbas Daneshvari, Editor. Essays in Islamic Art and Architecture in Honor of                                                             Professor Katharina Otto-Dorn. Undena                                  

 

BOOKS FORTHCOMING:

1999         Abbas Daneshvari, Crisis in Contemporary Arts:Modern and Postmodern.                                      forthcoming.

 

1999         Abbas Daneshvari, Freud and the Arts, forthcoming.

 

1999         Abbas Daneshvari, The Iconography of the Dragon in Islamic Art. Forthcoming.

 

 

EXHIBITION CATALOGUES AND MONOGRAPHS:

1998      Abbas Daneshvari      The Paintings of Mahmud Sabzi, Collectors                                                                                  Editions.

1998      Abbas Daneshvari      Hessam Abrishami: A Retrospective. Collectors Editions.

 

1998       Abbas Daneshvari     The Sakazaki Collection of Stewart Moskowitz Paintings. I  .                                                            1989-1996.  

 

1989      Abbas Daneshvari      The Incadescence of Terror: The Paintings of Akbar                                                                                                                                 Behkalam. Mazda.

 

1987      Abbas Daneshvari       The Mezotint Montages of Michael Pedroni. California                                                                                                              State University, Los Angeles.

 

1986      Abbas Daneshvari      Llyn Foulkes. Santa Barbara Museum of Art.

 

1985      Abbas Daneshvari      The David Nellis Collection. Loma Linda University.

 

1977      Abbas Daneshvari      Islamic Art at the Malone Gallery. Loyola Marymount                                                                    University

 

ARTICLES:

 

1998     Abbas Daneshvari       “Simulations and Dissimulations in Postmodern                                                                                                                    Architecture, The Case of Los Angeles: Chaos and the                                                                Mythopoeic Mind” Cities. October 98. London.

 

1997      Abbas Daneshvari     “Ardabil.” Dictionary of Art.

1997      Abbas Daneshvari     “Ardistan” Dictionary of Art.

1997      Abbas Daneshvari     “Kirman” Dictionary of Art.

1997      Abbas Daneshvari      “Tehran I: History and Culture.” Dictionary of Art.

1997      Abbas Daneshvari      “Tehran II: The Arts.” Dictionary of Art.

1997      Abbas Daneshvari      “Varamin.” Dictionary of Art.

1997      Abbas Daneshvari      “ Nayin.” Dictionary of Art.

1997      Abbas Daneshvari      “Woodwork in Iran and Central Asia before 1250.”                                                                                                 Dictionary of Art.

1997     Abbas Daneshvari       “Nayin.” Dictionary of Art.

1997     Abbas Daneshvari       “Gunbad-i Qabus” Dictionary of Art.

1994     Abbas Daneshvari       “The Iconography of the Dragon in the Cult of the Saints in                                                 Islam.” Manifestations of Sainthood in Islam. G. Smith,                                                               editor. Isis Press, Istanbul.

1994     Abbas Daneshvari       “Symbolism of Peacock in Medieval Islamic Art.” The Art                                                  of the Seljuqs in Iran and Anatolia. Robert Hillenbrand,                                                                                                editor. Mazda.

1992     Abbas Daneshvari       “Borj.” Encyclopedia Iranica. Columbia University.

1982     Abbas Daneshvari       “Symbolism of the Rabbit in the Manuscript of Warqa wa                                                                                                    Gulshah.” Essays in Islamic Art and Architecture. Abbas                                                                                                     Daneshvari, editor. Undena.

 

BOOK REVIEWS:

1986    Abbas Daneshvari         “A Review of MuqarnasIJMES. 18/3

1980    Abbas Daneshvari         “A Review of A. Welch’s Paintings for the ShahJAOS.

 

 

BOOKS PUBLISHED UNDER MY EDITORSHIP (Editor in Chief of Islamic Art and Architecture  at Mazda)

1999      Stephen Blake              Half the World: The Social Architecture of Safavid Iran.

1996     Lisa Golombek             Tamerlane’s Tableware: Ceramic Arts of 15th and 16th                                                                     Century Iran. Royal Ontario Museum/ Mazda.

1994     Robert Hillenbrand        The Art of the Seljuqs in Iran and Anatolia. Mazda.

1989     Rachel Milestein            Miniature Painting in Ottoman Baghdad. Mazda.

1987     Bernard O’Kane            Timurid Architecture in Khurassan.  Getty/Mazda

  

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