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Tag Archives: Iranian Art
Iran’s first contemporary art auction: All works sold
Posted on Wednesday, July 11th, 2012
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.
Building cultural bridges: Animation art exhibition connects Iran, Kurdistan – video
Posted on Wednesday, July 4th, 2012
PressTV reporter Dale McEwan was in Erbil, Kurdistan in June 2012 to cover an exhibition of work by Mashaallah Mohammadi, an Iranian-Kurdish painter and animator.
Shirin Neshat’s inspiration from home – TED video
Posted on Tuesday, December 13th, 2011
In a TED Talks video posted in May 2011, Shirin Neshat tells the audience how, as an artist in exile, she was inspired by her home country and people there.
Asian Art Biennial 2011: 40 artists from New Zealand to Kazakhstan – event alert
Posted on Wednesday, September 21st, 2011
Forty Asian artists are participating in the 2011 Asian Art Biennial. Curator Iris Shu-Ping Huang has asked each to reflect upon today’s “M-shaped” Asian society.
Monir Shahroudy Farmanfarmaian collected by The Met
Posted on Wednesday, January 5th, 2011
Dubai gallery The Third Line announced in a recent newsletter that work by Monir Shahroudy Farmanfarmaian has been collected by the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York. Farmanfarmaian is a mosaic artist, often working mirrors, who has spent much of her prestigious artistic career in New York. She returned to Tehran in 2000 and continues her work from there. Continue reading
Top 20 Asian artists June 2010: Art Radar Asia's most-searched artists
Posted on Monday, July 26th, 2010
TOP ASIAN CONTEMPORARY ARTISTS In January this year, we published the article, “Top 17 Asian artists 2009: Art Radar’s most-searched artists“, listing Art Radar Asia‘s most searched for artists to the end of 2009. This was so popular with our … Continue reading
Iran Inside Out review round up – 56 artist survey show in New York described as mesmerising, a privilege
Posted on Thursday, September 3rd, 2009
IRANIAN ART SURVEY 56 contemporary Iranian artists are presented in the attention-grabbing and timely Iran Inside Out exhibition at Chelsea Art Museum in New York (June 26 – Sep 5 2009). Surprisingly – or perhpas not – only 35 artists in the show reside inside Iran … Continue reading