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Farewell to Tavoos & Iranian Art Publishing Readers
With Manijeh Mir-Emadi-Naseri leaving this world This website will sooner or later be closed, with its more or less unique archive turning into a chapter of the rich history of Iranian art and artists...
Like a Peacock (Tavoos) feather Manijeh Mir-Emadi, relieved from earthly sufferings flew to soar in the Eternal Infinity … May her soul rest in Peace…
Sorrowfully, Manijeh Mir-Emadi (Naseri) painter, the founder and editor in chief of the first bilingual art magazine of Iran and Iranian Art Publishing left this world on the early hours of Saturday 10 July 2017.
Iranian Artists Forum (IAF) will host an illustration exhibition on ancient Iranian tales and religious stories.
Tehran Symphony Orchestra, the oldest and largest ensemble in Iran, will stage a concert on June 22 at Roudaki Hall in Tehran.
Iranian cinema has proved its mettle in the world by producing powerful dramas, praised globally and won major awards at top festivals.
Every spring, people in Ab Ask, a village near the northern city of Amol, mark a 600-year-old ceremony called “Varf Chal”, which literally means “snow storing”.
The Iranian ensembles Hamgam and Bamdad won prizes at the Harrmonie Festival in Limburg, Germany, the organizers announced last week.
“Retouch” by Iranian director Kaveh Mazaheri won the Silver Dragon for best short at the 57th Krakow Film Festival, the organizers announced on Sunday 4 June 2017.
The Iranian puppet play ‘Count to One’ has won two awards at the 30th International Theatrical Festival Valise in Lomza, Poland, 30 May - 2 June 2017.
Armenian President Sourish Sarkisian awarded Iranian musician Razmik Ohanian the Movses Khorenatsi Medal.
Iranian musician Hossein Alizadeh received Asian World Music Award from World Music Center.
Trump’s America: Playing the Victim
Unavoidably (because I am a German citizen), I look at the Trump situation from the European perspective. And so I will try to situate the Trump phenomenon in the broader context of the contemporary nationalist movements that are on the rise in Western countries. The European tradition knows three main lines of political thought: liberal, nationalist (or fascist),
On the threshold of the tenth anniversary of Tavoos Art Magazine website, the editorial board and colleagues of Tavoos and Iranian Art Publishing would like to use this opportunity to introduce the publisher, manager and editor-in- chief of this site after her ten years of relentless activity, and venerate her perseverance in maintaining her valuable service.
The author discusses “artification” and attempts to ascertain whether some common features can be found between artification and Jacques Rancière’s aesthetics, especially his notion of the “aesthetic regime of art.”
Often a question arises when I am talking about my work... it might be hostile or just as often, simply curious. "Do you really think that art can change the world?"
According to Parvaneh Etemadi, she has acquired Bahman Mohassess’ taste and Jalal Al-Ahmad’s courage. She is Frank. Yet, frankness is just one of her personality. She challenges the current form of knowledge and cognition and expresses far-fetched concepts with new modules, which provokes positive and negative reactions to her approach.
Alexander Kluge and Hans Ulrich Obrist Hans Ulrich Obrist: It is the beginning of 2017. What will happen? Alexander Kluge: It has been one hundred years since the Russian Revolution. Five hundred years since Martin Luther. Be careful of Silicon Valley. They’re the flower children of 1968, so to speak...
It has influenced Star Wars and Game of Thrones – and characters as diverse as Voltaire, Nietzsche and Freddie Mercury have cited it as an inspiration. So what is Zoroastrianism?
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.
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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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