Iran's domestic art scene thrives despite economic sanctions
|Saturday, June 07, 2014|
By Michelle Moghtader
First Annual Bita Prize for Young Persian Artists Awarded To Pianist Dena Taherianfar
|Monday, March 03, 2014|
Hamid and Christina Moghadam Program in Iranian Studies, Stanford University
Brooklyn band the Yellow Dogs at the center of murder-suicide investigation
|Tuesday, November 12, 2013|
An indie rock band who transplanted themselves from Iran to Brooklyn is at the center of a still developing murder-suicide incident that has left four people dead.
Obama awards 2 dozen medals for arts, humanities
|Sunday, July 14, 2013|
By DARLENE SUPERVILLE
Iranian Artist Mona Shomali Addresses Complexities Of Feminine Identity In 'That Person Who Is Your Creation
|Monday, March 25, 2013|
Artist Mona Shomali was born in Los Angeles the same year as the Iranian revolution; in fact, her mother fled Iran only months before her birth in order to escape the building turmoil. As a result, the painter grew up balancing two diverging -- and many times conflicting -- cultures.
Nasrin Tabatabai and Babak Afrassiabi New Chisenhale Gallery Exhibition
|Friday, February 22, 2013|
The Chisenhale Gallery and the Delfina Foundation are presenting the first UK solo exhibition by Nasrin Tabatabai and Babak Afrassiabi. Seep is an installation of video projections, objects and prints. The exhibition is co-commissioned with the Museum of Contemporary Art Barcelona (MACBA).
Pakistani-American artist awarded US Medal of Arts
|Monday, January 21, 2013|
Islamabad, Jan 19 — Pakistani-American artist Shahzia Sikander has been honoured with the US State Department's inaugural Medal of Arts for her "outstanding commitment" to the "Art in Embassies" programme.
Dubai gallery to exhibit Persian calligraphic paintings
|Tuesday, January 08, 2013|
A collection of calligraphic paintings created by Canada-based Iranian artist Salar Ahmadian is slated to be showcased during an exhibition in Dubai.
THE PEOPLE SPEAK – Don’t let budget cuts hurt music, art, drama
|Tuesday, November 20, 2012|
— I want you to think about your favorite song. I bet you can hear it in your head.
An Art Mogul Talks Shop
|Thursday, October 11, 2012|
Few people keep closer tabs on the vagaries of the contemporary-art market than Larry Gagosian, the powerful New York dealer who has spent the past decade expanding his global art network to 12 galleries world-wide—the largest blue-chip franchise ever attempted in the industry.
When Art Makes Us Cry By Francine Prose
|Thursday, September 06, 2012|
During the spring of 2010, when Marina Abramović’s retrospective, “The Artist is Present,” was on view at New York’s Museum of Modern Art, it sometimes seemed impossible to open a magazine or newspaper without reading about the artist and her show. I remember feeling curious, admiring, and vaguely irritated. Why, with so few hours in the day, was I spending even five minutes wondering about whether Abramović was exploiting the artists who had volunteered to serve as her apprentices and to reenact (in most cases naked) some of her most physically demanding performance pieces?
دو ایرانی برنده طراحی کیف در آمریکا: انگار ساختمان طراحی میکنیم
|Thursday, July 05, 2012|
"Face to Face" - At the Threshold of a Cold Season: A Play by Niloofar Beyzaie
|Thursday, July 05, 2012|
Los Angeles, CA - Indigenous Productions is proud to present the talented playwright, director and producer, Niloofar Beyzaie’s "Face to Face" - At the Threshold of a Cold Season at the UCLA Freud Playhouse in Los Angeles on July 28 and 29, 2012 at 7 p.m.
Modernist Iranian painter Mansureh Hosseini dies at 86
|Monday, July 02, 2012|
Hosseini was living alone in her home in Tehran and her body was found dead after two weeks by neighbors, the Persian service of ISNA reported on Saturday.
Iranian-American Artist Channels Arab Spring In New Exhibition
|Wednesday, February 08, 2012|
By Courtney Brooks
Iran: Authorities deny journalist was on hunger strike before death
|Monday, June 13, 2011|
Source: Radio Zamaneh
PERSIAN LETTERS: 'They Would Arrest Young And Beautiful Girls'
|Sunday, June 12, 2011|
By Golnaz Esfandiari, RFE/RL
Massy Tadjedin's Film "Last Night" Opens to Acclaim
|Saturday, June 04, 2011|
By Kia Makarechi, Public Affairs Alliance of Iranian Americans (PAAIA)