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Sotheby’s Middle East Art Week in London
Sotheby’s is hosting three separate auctions that will all showcase an entire range of Middle Eastern art in London.
Golab Adineh won the best actress award for her role in “The Sis” by Iranian director Marjan Ashrafizadeh at the 7th Beijing International Film Festival (BJIFF), the organizers announced on Sunday 23 April 2017.
German violinist Susanne Zapf will be holding a master class for a number of Iranian musicians in Tehran on 29 April 2017.
The National Museum of Iran is planning to open part of its treasured collection to researchers
Globally famous watercolor convention in Italy “Fabriano in Aquarello” hosts a group of Iranian artists in 2017 edition of the event.
The Alton band from Azerbaijan is scheduled to give a concert of Azerbaijani folk music at Tehran’s Rudaki Hall on 6 May 2017.
A salt sculpture festival opened at Kaji wetland, eastern Iran, on Friday 21 April 2017.
Iran marked the Earth Day 2017 in a ceremony held at the Department of Environment here on Sunday with the national theme of “together towards clean Earth”.
Cultural remains of the Iron Age era as well as a number of burials belonging to a cemetery in the Islamic era were discovered in Tappeh Silveh 2 in West Azarbaijan.
Icelandic director and producer Fridrik Thor Fridriksson held a film directing workshop on Friday at the Talent Campus (Darol Fonoun) of 35th Fajr Film Festival at Felestin Cinema, Tehran.
An international forum on ancient civilizations will be held in Athens on 24 April 2017 with Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif representing Iran amongst counterparts from nine other countries.
Iranian Academy of Arts, affiliated to the presidential office, will conduct a special seminar on Turkmen music.
 
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This week, New York’s Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) rehung its prized Modern galleries, swapping out works by greats like Henri Matisse and Pablo Picasso for works by artists from the Muslim-majority countries affected by President Trump’s travel ban.
British Museum is holding a small exhibition of works by Iranian artists titled: "Iranian Voices." The modern and contemporary art of Iran tells a multiplicity of stories. Made by Iranian artists of different generations, the works in this display include a variety of media from collage to artist books and photography. The narratives highlight an engagement with Iranian history from the legendary tales of the Shahnameh or Book of Kings (an epic in verse written by the Persian poet Ferdowsi in about AD 1010) to insights into the politics of recent decades. Between them, they present a series of vivid snapshots of the art and preoccupations of some of Iran’s most significant artists.
In times of uncertainty, art and culture become free spaces to transform cultural differences and political conflicts. “Uncertain States”, the Academy’s main autumn programme, opens up a space of artistic resistance to the loss of cultural memory, and to violence and xenophobia. .
Recently we have seen a growing interest in realism, which for a long time seemed historically passé. But the notion of realism is not as obvious as it seems. One often understands “realism” to mean the production of mimetic images of “reality.”
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Born in 1936 to a prominent dynasty in the ancient city of Neyshapur, in the province of Khorasan, Iran. Iran Darroudi is a revered Iranian painter, director, writer, art critic and university professor. Her paternal family was among well-known merchants in the north-eastern province, while her maternal family were Caucasian merchants, who immigrated to Iran and settled in Mash-had after the Soviet Revolution.

 

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Gallery
28 April- 23 May 2017
Opening: On Friday April 28, 2017
Iranian legendary artists
Nastaran Safaei
Painting Exhibition by Ali Taraghijah
21 April- 9 My 2017
Photo Exhibition by Kamran Gharbi
Selected Artists
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photographer
Sculpture
sculptor and painter
Selected Iranian Film , Cinema , Theater Artists
Director and screenwriter
Film director and Producer
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