Extract of media release from Persia Geneva: “Major Exhibition at Persia Geneva to open Friday 23 April 2004.. Entitled ‘A Revelation of Splendour – Persian Court Carpets from the reign of Reza Shah Pahlavi’, the exhibition features the first-ever showing of some of the greatest masterpieces from the legendary private collection of Persia’s founder, the late Soleyman Moradpour.
At the Exhibition Preview, Professor Martin Rudner of Carleton University, Ottawa, Canada – world authority on neo-classical Persian carpets of the Shah Reza period – will give a talk on the importance of the remarkable collection unveiled at the event. The Preview is on Thursday 22 April from 1830 hours, with Professor Rudner’s talk at 1900 hours. Admission is strictly by invitation only.
You may apply for an Invitation. The Exhibition is open to the public from Friday 23 April, for two weeks, at Persia Geneva, place Neuve 2, Geneva.”