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France’s Top Photo Festival Spotlights Kiarostami, Shadi Ghadirian

Iranians are in the spotlight this year at France's foremost photography festival, the Rencontres de la Photographie d'Arles. Held in the heart of Provence...

Art and Lingerie: Award-winning Azita Moradkhani Discusses Her ‘Victorious Secrets’

By Tara BiglariAzita Moradkhani is an Iranian-born artist whose work draws inspiration from the great art of the past. She recently won the Young...

Star Architect Farshid Moussavi Co-Curates Royal Academy Summer Exhibition, Teaches at Harvard

Iranian-born Farshid Moussavi is one of the very few women at the top of the architectural profession. A professor of architecture at the Harvard...

Iran’s UNESCO Heritage Sites: Persepolis

 Last month, the ancient city of Yazd became the 22nd site in Iran to be inscribed by UNESCO on its World Heritage List, which distinguishes places deemed “of outstanding...

Iran’s UNESCO Heritage Sites: Susa

 Earlier this month, the ancient city of Yazd became the 22nd site in Iran to be inscribed by UNESCO on its World Heritage List, which distinguishes places deemed “of...

Iranian Sculptor Ramin Shirdel Gets Solo Show in London

By Tara BiglariRamin Shirdel is an Iranian-born architect-turned-sculptor who lives and works in Tehran. Born in 1981, the artist has shown in galleries across...

Iran’s UNESCO World Heritage Sites: Chogha Zanbil

 Earlier this month, the ancient city of Yazd became the 22nd site in Iran to be inscribed by UNESCO on its World Heritage List, which distinguishes places deemed...

UNESCO Inscribes Iranian City of Yazd on World Heritage List

The ancient city of Yazd just became the 22nd site in Iran to be inscribed by UNESCO on its World Heritage List. In announcements...

From the Caspian Sea to Connecticut: Interview with Artist Sheyda Ardalan

By Fred ParvanehSheyda Ardalan – art professor, painter, sculptor and lover of nature – has just opened a solo painting exhibition at New York's...

Ancient Persian Wine Jugs Discovered In Markazi Province

  Two ancient wine jugs from the Sassanid Empire (224 A.D. to 651 A.D.) have been discovered in the city of Ashtian, in Iran’s central...