The fortunes of fate: Iranian diaspora artist Firouz FarmanFarmaian – artist profile

Firouz FarmanFarmaian’s joint exhibition in New York City seeks to untangle his identity through dialogue with archival footage.

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The big picture: Iranian-American painter Nicky Nodjoumi – artist profile

Art Radar profiles Iranian-American artist Nicky Nodjoumi, whose large-scale works take an intimate look at the politics of today.

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What art can do for the Arab world, according to Taymour Grahne

Art collector and gallerist Taymour Grahne, nominated among the “50 Most Exciting Art Collectors Under 50” by Modern Painters, talks about his view of what art can do for the Middle East.

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56 artist show Iran Inside Out – Will election unrest fan the debate about Iranian contemporary art?

IRANIAN CONTEMPORARY ART EXHIBITION US New York’s Chelsea Art Museum is holding its “groundbreaking” exhibition Iran Inside Out (26 June to 5 September 2009) which features 35 artists living and working in Iran alongside 21 others living in the diaspora. We are promised a “multifarious portrait of … Continue reading