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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Building cultural bridges: Animation art exhibition connects Iran, Kurdistan – video


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.

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Asian artists bring cross-disciplinary work to New York’s Performa 11


Introducing the Asian artists performing at New York’s Performa 2011 performance art biennale.

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Tate Museum acquires video of Lebanese artist Akram Zaatari at Frieze Art Fair 2008


MUSEUM ACQUISITIONS Acquired as a gift by The Outset /Frieze Art Fair Fund to benefit the Tate Collection: Akram Zaatari born 1966 Nature Morte, 2008 Video projection 11 minutes Dimensions variable Ed 2/5 + 1 AP Galerie Sfeir-Semler, Hamburg Akram … Continue reading

Art fair Shanghai breaks new ground with Best of Discovery emerging artists – Financial Times, Artkrush


  Tushar Joag  ART FAIR CHINA EMERGING ARTISTS “Best of Discovery” is a unique curated section of Shanghai’s premier art fair ShContemporary 08 featuring over 30 selected emerging artists from the Asia Pacific region who are presented to a global … Continue reading