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News: Farewell Momayez
Photos from of Morteza Momayez's funeral on November 28, 2005 by Amirali Ghasemi, artist / photographer.

Family members, friends, students and colleagues gather at the Iranian Artists Forum in Tehran in the morning.

The body is shrouded in a white cloth with the artist's sign and signature

Afsaneh, Morteza's widow

Many in the large crowd clutch a portrait

or try to get a last picture

Ghobad Shiva (center), a long time colleague of Momayez, and like Momayez a founding member of the Iranian Graphic Designers Society.

Alireza Mostafazadeh has joined the many mourners who have accompanied the body to the family cemetery in the village of Kordan near the city of Karaj.

Kordan is in the foothills of the Elbruz mountains, about 100 km west of Tehran.

Calligrapher Mohammed Ehsai, left, and artist Aydin Aghdashloo, right, both pioneers of iranian graphic design since the 1960's.

The poster "Requiem for Momayez" by the young designer Farhad Fozouni with Momayez's artist sign in yellow.

Please see the News for November 26, 2005, for more details about Morteza Momayez.

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