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Tuesday, January 16, 2018

Qajar Exhibition to Open at Louvre Museum Branch in Northern France

The first major exhibition dedicated to the magnificent art of the Qajar dynasty – which ruled Iran from 1786 to 1925 – will open...

Monir Farmanfarmaian, Y.Z. Kami Star in London Sufism Exhibition

By Tara Biglari Monir Farmanfarmaian and Y.Z. Kami are two of the world's most prominent Iranian-born artists. Their works were recently on show in a...

Iran’s Handicrafts, Carpet Trade Face Economic Challenges

By Parastou Mir The term ‘handicraft’ refers to decorative and functional objects that are made completely by hand or with simple tools. Most of these...

New Showcase for Iranian Art, CAMA Gallery, Launches in London

By T. Zareenkoub A new gallery showcasing the art of Iran and the Middle East had its launch in London recently. The CAMA (Contemporary and...

Ferrari Celebrates 70th Birthday in London Exhibition

By Ahmad Rafat Ferrari, arguably the most exotic car ever built, celebrates its 70th birthday in a special exhibition entitled “Ferrari: Under the Skin” at...

Artist Shadi Yousefian Inaugurates New L.A. Art Space Run by AdvocArtsy

By Fred Parvaneh A new 1,800-square-foot (167m²) art space has just opened in the heart of downtown Los Angeles’s fashion district, minutes from the Institute...

Tate Modern Shows Iranian Photography Since the Revolution

By Ahmad Rafat A new exhibition at Tate Modern showcases a vast collection of images by prominent Iranian photographers who documented the 1979 Islamic Revolution...

“Fascination with Persepolis” Exhibition Opens in The Netherlands

 "Fascination with Persepolis" is the title of a just-opened exhibition at the Dutch National Museum of Antiquities (Rijksmuseum van Oudheden) in The Netherlands. It's...

Spanish-Iranian Photographer Wins National Portrait Gallery Award

Photo portraits of migrants shortly after being plucked from the Mediterranean Sea on board their rescue ship Iuventa. By Tara Biglari The Spanish-Iranian photojournalist César Dezfuli...

Iranian-Born Artist Baghramian Gets Major Show at Walker Art Center

Nairy Baghramian – an Iranian-Armenian sculptor who relocated to Germany in her teens – has just opened her first international museum exhibition at the...