Michael COYNE

Born
1945 Australia
Nationality
Australian

 (7 works)

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Iranian soldiers bearing German G-3 rifles goose-step through Tehran during a parade commemorating the anniversary of the day Ayatollah Khomeini took power Iranian soldiers bearing German G-3 rifles goose-step through Tehran during a parade commemorating the anniversary of the day Ayatollah Khomeini took power (1980s) Michael COYNE cibachrome photograph 1996.519
A Kurdish shepherd hugs his fourteen year old blind son who had stepped on an Iranian mine. The father, who sold most of his property to bring his son to Tehran, offered his eyes but the boy was too badly injured for a transplant A Kurdish shepherd hugs his fourteen year old blind son who had stepped on an Iranian mine. The father, who sold most of his property to bring his son to Tehran, offered his eyes but the boy was too badly injured for a transplant (1980s) Michael COYNE cibachrome photograph 1996.518
An elderly woman screams her devotion to Khomeini and the Islamic Revolution at a demonstration in central Tehran. Iran’s mullah’s, Shiite Muslim clerics, encouraged such demonstrations to keep up the fervour of the Revolution An elderly woman screams her devotion to Khomeini and the Islamic Revolution at a demonstration in central Tehran. Iran’s mullah’s, Shiite Muslim clerics, encouraged such demonstrations to keep up the fervour of the Revolution (1980s) Michael COYNE cibachrome photograph 1996.517
A rehabilitation centre in Tehran which was well stocked with braces and artifical limbs for maimed soldiers returning from the Iran/Iraq wars. This centre was a mansion belonging to one of the Shah’s generals. His paintings were torn from their frames and replaced with Khomeini and a Shiite love poem A rehabilitation centre in Tehran which was well stocked with braces and artifical limbs for maimed soldiers returning from the Iran/Iraq wars. This centre was a mansion belonging to one of the Shah’s generals. His paintings were torn from their frames and replaced with Khomeini and a Shiite love poem (1980s) Michael COYNE cibachrome photograph 1996.515
A martyrs’ fountain in the centre of Mashad bubbles with red-dyed water - a symbol of the blood of the martyrs. Behind the fountain photographs of local martyrs form a shrine A martyrs’ fountain in the centre of Mashad bubbles with red-dyed water - a symbol of the blood of the martyrs. Behind the fountain photographs of local martyrs form a shrine (1980s) Michael COYNE cibachrome photograph 1996.521
A crowd reported to be 750,000 strong gather in Freedom Square, central Tehran, screaming, A crowd reported to be 750,000 strong gather in Freedom Square, central Tehran, screaming, "Down with Israel! Down with Russia! Down with Iraq! Down with the U.S.A.!" (1980s) Michael COYNE Cibachrome 1996.520
Like an anonymous dark shadow, a well covered Indian woman passes a mural on the wall of a building in Tehran. The mural shows a child mourning a man who was killed while fighting in the Iran/Iraq war Like an anonymous dark shadow, a well covered Indian woman passes a mural on the wall of a building in Tehran. The mural shows a child mourning a man who was killed while fighting in the Iran/Iraq war (1980s) Michael COYNE cibachrome photograph 1996.516