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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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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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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