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Two Iranian photographers among the “LensCulture Emerging Talents” top 50
Iranian photographers Ali Mobasser and Nafiseh Motlaq have been named among the top 50 Emerging Talents who are annually selected by the prestigious photography website...
Belgian Center for Fine Arts (Bozar) Artistic Director Paul Dujardin met with Islamic Culture and Relations Organization (ICRO) Deputy Director for International Affairs Hojjatoleslam Mohammad-Javad Abolqasemi on Monday to invite Iran to future expos to be held in Brussels...
The Music Office of the Ministry of Culture and Islamic Guidance celebrated the achievements of the Tehran Vocal Ensemble at the 8th World Choir Games during a ceremony at Tehran’s Vahdat Hall on Sunday evening...
The Iranian director Mohammadreza Maleki will stage “Pinocchio” from August 24 at Tehran’s Honar Hall...
Four exquisite tableaux by renowned Iranian painter Kamal-ol-Molk (1848-1940) are being showcased at the museum of Astan Quds Razavi Foundation in Mashhad, Khorasan Razavi province...
Iranian renowned traditional vocalist Shahram Nazeri will be giving performances at the Grand Hall of the Ministry of Interior in Tehran on September 9 and 10...
Veteran painter Aidin Aghdashlu will preside over the jury of the Fifth Damonfar Painting Biennial...
Iran’s House of Music is organizing a new music festival, which will be held in Tehran during September...
Veteran Iranian film director Bahman Farmanara has chosen the renowned Iranian actor Reza Kianian for the lead role in his theatrical debut “A Man for All Seasons”...
A collection of works by 68 Iranian photojournalists will be showcased in the 5th Media Photographers group exhibition which opens today at the Iranian Artists Forum...
Iranian director Rakhshan Bani-Etemad’s “Tales” will go on screen at the 38th Toronto International Film Festival, which will be held in Toronto, Canada from September 4 to 14...
Iranian films “The Hour” directed by Teimur Qaderi and “1-0” by Saman Hosseinpur will be screened at the 8th Toronto Urban Film Festival, which will be held in Canada from September 5 to 15...
 
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Allegories of Art, Politics, and Poetry
Politics without the imagination is bureaucracy, but the imagination is never a neutral category...
“Love Me, Love Me Not” is an unprecedented exhibition of contemporary art from Azerbaijan and its neighbours, featuring recent work by 17 artists from Azerbaijan, Iran, Turkey, Russia, and Georgia...
At the turn of the twentieth century, art entered a new era of artistic mass production. Whereas the previous age was an era of artistic mass consumption, in our present time the situation has changed, and there are two primary developments that have led to this change...
The Robert Rauschenberg Foundation announced today the selection of Shirin Neshat for its new One-to-One artist initiative that supports contemporary artists as they create artwork in the service of advancing human rights, cultural understanding, and international peacekeeping...
From the start of modernity art began to manifest a certain dependence on theory. At that time—and even much later—art’s “need of explanation” (Kommentarbeduerftigkeit), as Arnold Gehlen characterized this hunger for theory was, in its turn, explained by the fact that modern art is “difficult”—inaccessible for the greater public...
By way of an introduction to this issue of e-flux journal, I would like to discuss the changes in our understanding and perception of art engendered by conceptual art practices of the 1960s and 1970s, focusing not on the history of conceptual art or individual works, but rather on the ways in which the legacy of these practices remains relevant for us today...
Plastic is the very idea of its infinite transformation … it is ubiquity made visible … it is less a thing than the trace of a movement...
It is clear that curatorial practice today goes well beyond mounting art exhibitions and caring for works of art. Curators do a lot more: they administer the experience of art by selecting what is made visible, contextualize and frame the production of artists, and oversee the distribution of production funds, fees, and prizes that...
The relationship between art and money can be understood in at least two ways. First, art can be interpreted as a sum of works circulating on the art market. In this case, when we speak about art and money, we think primarily of spectacular developments in the art market that took place in recent decades...
 
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On the occasion of the “Chasing the Butterfly and Other Recent Paintings” exhibition by the celebrated Iranian artist, Nicky Nodjoumi at Teymour Grahne Gallery in TriBeCa, 7 September - 19 October 2013 and the article printed in “New York Times” about his work and artistic life...

 

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Gallery
Video Exhibition by Aliyar Rasti
On Friday Aug.22, 2014, from 4 to 8 pm
22 - 28 Aug, 2014
Group Exhibition
Esmaeil Ghanbari
Digital Art Exhibition by Pegah Shafiee
Opening: 15 Aug, 2014 from 4 – 9 pm
Selected Artists
Sculpture
graphic designer
sculptor
painter
Sculptor, Art Scholar
Selected Iranian Film , Cinema , Theater Artists
Theater and Movie Director
Iranian Movie Director
Movie director and Screenwriter
Movie Director
Director, scriptwriter

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