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LACMA Exhibition Explores Present-Day Iranian Society

By Fred Parvaneh The Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA) recently opened an exhibition titled “In the Fields of Empty Day: The Intersection of...

The Wonders of Isfahan and Iran’s Heritage: Interview with Dr. Sussan Babaie

By Tara Biglari Islamic art, architecture and manifestations of power are themes that Dr. Sussan Babaie has spent a lifetime exploring. Author of numerous books...

Tehran MoCA’s New Director Discusses Projects With Europe

The new director of the Tehran Museum of Contemporary Art (TMoCA), Ali Mohammad Zare, spoke in a recent interview about the museum's collaborations with...

London Play Highlights Stories of Iranian Expatriates and Migrants

By Tara Biglari "Citizen," a new play on the plight of Iranian expatriates, migrants and refugees, made its debut earlier this week at the Space...

Deaf and Mute Iranian Artist Esfandiarpour Remembered in London Show

By Tara Biglari An exhibition by the contemporary artist Darvish recently opened at the Asia House cultural center in London. The artist joined the world-famous...

Sotheby’s to Auction Works by Modern Iranian Masters Monir, Mohasses

  Works by modern Iranian masters including Bahman Mohasses, Monir Farmanfarmaian, and Manoucher Yektai are coming up for auction at Sotheby's London on April 24. Part...

Persian ‘Supper Club’ Pops Up in London, With Chelo Kabob on the Menu

By Tara Biglari Canadian-born Leila Mozun is a marketing guru by day and a chef by night. Late last month, on the Sunday after Norouz...

Prayer Stones and Patterns: Interview with Artist Sepideh Salehi

By Fred Parvaneh Iranian artist Sepideh Salehi creates paintings, photographs and videos that reflect her experiences as an Iranian artist living and working in the...

First Exhibition of Persian Decorative Art Opens in Hong Kong

Hong Kong’s first and most comprehensive exhibition of Persian decorative arts has just opened at the Liang Yi Museum, coinciding with the start of...

Iranians in London Celebrate Nowruz in Style

 By Tara Biglari Millions of Iranians around the world this week celebrated Nowruz -- the Persian New Year -- marking the most important holiday of...