Sunday, April 21, 2024

Sotheby’s Hosts Launch of Calligraphy Book by Rose Issa and Venetia Porter

Sotheby's London recently hosted the launch of a lavishly illustrated art book on calligraphy co-authored by curator Rose Issa and by Venetia Porter, the British Museum's curator of Islamic and contemporary Middle Eastern art. "Signs...

The Shah’s Final Years: Interview with Author Andrew Scott Cooper

Andrew Scott Cooper is the author of "The Fall of Heaven," a new book on the last days of imperial Iran. His previous book was "The Oil Kings." Q. 
What led you to write a...

Award-Winning Author Nina Ansary Praises Iran’s Defiant Women

Nina Ansary was 12 when she left Iran with her family at the onset of the 1978-79 Revolution. She has lived in the U.S. ever since. Her book, Jewels of Allah – inspired by her...