Tyres, twists and turns: Wim Delvoye at the Tehran Museum of Contemporary Art

Wim Delvoye brings collection of “interplaying contradictions” to the Tehran Museum of Contemporary Art, as relationships between Iran and the West continue to thaw.

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Top 10 exhibitions on Art Radar in 2015

Art Radar rounds up the top 10 articles on exhibitions in 2015. Another eventful year in art is about to come to a close. Here is a list of the most clicked and read articles on exhibitions of contemporary art … Continue reading

Homecoming: “Selected Works” by Iran’s Raha Raissnia in Tehran at Ab/Anbar gallery

“Selected Works: Raha Raissnia”, on view until 31 December 2015 at Tehran-based Ab/Anbar gallery, is Brooklyn-based Iranian artist Raha Raissnia’s first solo show in her home country, and features a compilation of recent abstract paintings and films.

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6 young Iranian artists to know now

Art Radar profiles 6 notable young artists from Iran.

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Against all odds: Iranian art market grows in spite of sanctions

The fourth edition of Tehran Auction fetched a record amount of USD7.26 million, signaling a booming art market despite crippling sanctions and economic stagnation.

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4 Iranian street artists to know

Art Radar brings you 4 artists to know from the streets of Iran. Although Iran has in recent years initiated a variety of urban beautification projects featuring monumental murals in the urban landscape, most street artists still have to work … Continue reading

On sanctions in the Iranian art market – Vastari video

A timely panel discussion hosted by Vastari in London tackles the topic of sanctions on Iranian art, from the price of art materials to restrictions on travel for Iranian artists.

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Iran’s first contemporary art auction: All works sold

Iran held its first contemporary art auction in Tehran on 22 June 2012, with all of the 73 lots selling for a total of approximately USD1.7 million.

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