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Venice film festival to screen works by Iranian filmmakers
The 71st edition of the annual Venice Film Festival will kick off today (August 27) screening works by a number of Iranian filmmakers...
Iranian documentarian Mohammad Ehsani’s “Under the Dome of Heaven” will go on screen in two European festivals...
Works by Iranian artist Mahmoud Zendeh Roudi will be on display at UN headquarters at the invitation of UN Dir. General in Geneva Michael Muller...
The third prize and the special prize of the 10th International Cartoon Contest Syria 2014 went to two Iranian cartoonists...
The second edition of Jasmine International Video Film Festival (TJIFF) has announced names of the winners during a closing ceremony held in the northern Iranian city of Amol...
Two films by veteran Iranian director Masoud Kimiai will be screened and reviewed today (September 1, 2014) at the Cinematheque of The Iranian Artists Forum in Tehran...
Iranian expert Hossein Najjarzadegan has begun the restoration of a large collection of rare paintings preserved in Iran’s Majlis Library, Museum and Documentation Center...
The 21st edition of Iranian Youth Visual Arts Festival will kick off on September 9, 2014 in the city of Ardebil...
Twelve ensembles have been selected to perform in the Fourth Daf Festival in Sanandaj, Kurdestan. The selection board includes Rashed Baba-Shahabi, Seyyed Bahaeddin Hosseini, Farzad Andalibi and Mehdi Ahmadi...
Iranian artist and voice actor Mikaeel Shahrestani will stage a performance based on the works of the late noted playwright Akbar Radi...
Silk Road gallery in Tehran is slated to participate at the 2014 edition of Paris Photo showcasing work by 8 eminent Iranian photographers...
The Honolulu Museum of Art will screen Iranian director Seyyed Reza Mirkarimi’s family drama “A Cube of Sugar” on September 6, 9 and 11...
 
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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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Nasim Taghipoor
Painting Exhibition by N.Sabaghan & K.Vafaeiaan
Painting Exhibition by Sale’ Sharifi
29 Aug – 4 Sep, 2014
On Friday Aug.29, 2014, from 4 to 8 pm
Hamid Janipour,Roozbeh Roozbehani
Group Painting Exhibition
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