Saturday, June 15, 2024

‘Revolution on Canvas’: Nicky Nodjoumi Movie Has European Premiere in London

By Firouzeh Nabavi In 1980, a year after the Islamic Revolution, an exhibition of works by the painter Nicky Nodjoumi at the Tehran Museum of Contemporary Art was vandalized and shut down because of its...
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Art Dubai Features Works by Monir Farmanfarmaian, Grigorian

By Rawaa Talass Art Dubai — the Middle East’s leading art fair — held its 17th edition with more than 100 galleries taking part, and modern masters including Marcos Grigorian, Monir Farmanfarmaian and Parviz Tanavoli...

Artist Pouran Jinchi Opens Dubai Exhibition Inspired by Themes of Migration

By Rawaa Talass The Iranian artist Pouran Jinchi -- who lives and works in the Portuguese city of Porto -- has a new show in Dubai in which she tackles themes of migration and climate...

Isabella Nefar Discusses Role in Upcoming ˋReading Lolita’ Movie, Alongside Farahani

By Katayoun Shahandeh Isabella Nefar is an Iranian-Italian actor who spent her formative years in Iran before studying in Italy and later at the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art (LAMDA). She recently finished...

Golshifteh Farahani, Empress Farah Portrayed In Roshanak Aminelahi’s Art Show

By Rawaa Talass "Faces of Resilience" is the title of an exhibition at  Dubai’s Ayyam Gallery in which the artist Roshanak Aminelahi pays homage to notable women in history and contemporary culture, such as Empress...

Marjane Satrapi Releases ‘Woman, Life, Freedom’ Book With Fellow Illustrators

By Ahmad Rafat Seventeen Iranian and non-Iranian illustrators including Marjane Satrapi have released a book titled “Woman, Life, Freedom.” The book, originally published in French, has been translated into English and other languages, with Satrapi...

Artist Minoo Emami To Burn Her Own Paintings In Solidarity With Iranian Women’s Struggle

By Firouzeh Nabavi The Iranian-born artist Minoo Emami plans to destroy a number of her early paintings in a sacrificial burning on the campus of the University of Hartford on November 11th. Motivated by the sacrifices ...

Ali Banisadr Gets Major Solo Show at London’s Victoria Miro Gallery

By Nazanine Nouri Ali Banisadr, an Iranian-born abstract artist whose works are rooted in his life and personal trajectory, is opening his first solo exhibition with the prominent London gallerist Victoria Miro on Oct. 11. “Ali...

Harvard Art Museums Appoints Mitra Abbaspour Head of Modern and Contemporary Art

By Nazanine Nouri The Harvard Art Museums have appointed Mitra Abbaspour as their new curator of modern and contemporary art, as well as the head of the department. Abbaspour was previously a curator at the...

Iranian Artists to Show at Paris’s Menart Fair in September; India Mahdavi to Pick...

By Nazanine Nouri The works of 12 renowned contemporary Iranian artists will be presented in Paris in September at the Menart Fair, which is dedicated to  art and design from the Middle East and North...