Love in a Caucasian Climate: Central Asian art at the Venice Biennale 2013 – picture feast

“Love Me, Love Me Not”, an exhibition of contemporary art from Azerbaijan and surrounding countries, aims to open up conversations about the Caucasus at the 55th Venice Biennale.

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MoCA Los Angeles acquires taste for Iranian art, collects Ali Banisadr painting

A painting by young Iranian artist Ali Banisadr has made it into MoCA’s permanent collection, while contemporary art from Iran continues to impress internationally.

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Iranian artists dominate Saatchi’s upcoming Middle Eastern exhibition

ACQUISITIONS MIDDLE EASTERN ART As financial markets roil, art collectors seeking a safe haven eye up opportunities in the Middle East. If anything, some players expect an even stronger market in the Middle East than in China, because so many of the art … Continue reading