Iranian Art

“A clear victory and already tired of winning? – An interview with Anatoly Karpov

Anatoly Karpov, born in Zlatoust in 1951, was the greatest Soviet chess talent in the late 1960s and early 1970s and was supposed to bring the world title to the USSR in a match against Bobby Fischer. But as Fischer refused to defend his title in 1975, Karpov became world …

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Art exhibit at Heartland Community College showcases oppressed lives of women in Iran

NORMAL, Ill. (WMBD) – Heartland Community College (HCC) presents an exhibition featuring photographs by 50 Iranian artists expressing the lives of women in Iran. Being a Woman: Reflections by Iranian Artists is an installation of dozens of photographs and digital art curated by Shahrbanoo Hamzeh, exhibition coordinator at Heartland Community …

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Visiting art teachers exhibit recent work at Hopkins Hall

Photos by Visiting Assistant Professor Christopher Stackhouse are on display as part of the ‘Recent Work’ exhibition at Hopkins Hall Gallery. The exhibit will be on view until Thursday. Credit: Phoebe Helms | Lantern Reporter An exhibition entitled “Recent Works” presents multimedia pieces by visiting art teachers at the Hopkins …

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Exhibition of paintings by Iranian children to celebrate the Beijing Winter Olympics

TEHRAN – Iran’s Institute for Intellectual Development of Children and Young Adults (Kanoon) will celebrate the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics by holding a painting exhibition. Paintings created by Kanoon members on the themes of sports, winter sports and the Olympics will be exhibited at the showcase titled “Flying Dreams Iranian …

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Art Industry News: Smoking has a “sexy, ethereal ’80s revival” among the cool art crowd, apparently + other stories

Art Industry News is a daily summary of the most important developments in the art world and the art market. Here’s what you need to know this Friday, January 14. NEED TO READ Jailed arts worker returned to UK – Aras Amiri, a British Council worker arrested in March 2018 …

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Iran allegedly smuggled weapons into Yemen (report)

DUBAI: Tehran’s proxies have stepped up their activities on the battlefields of the Middle East in recent weeks. In Iraq, Syria and Yemen, forces loyal to the Iranian regime have been busy stepping up attacks against US and Saudi targets. One of the sparks of this escalation could be the …

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A group of filmmakers, actors, curators and scientists chosen for juries at the 2022 Sundance Film Festival.

They will watch from home during the festival online only. (Sundance Institute) The 21 members of the seven juries of the Sundance Film Festival 2022. Top row (left to right): Chelsea Barnard, Marielle Heller and Payman Maadi (US Dramatic contest jurors), Garrett Bradley, Joan Churchill and Peter Nicks (US Documentary …

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Read the latest articles on Baluch embroidery, children of West Balochistan, and more.

05 Jan 2022 Braanz: Read the latest articles on Baluch embroidery, children of West Balochistan, etc. As part of the Braanz project, UNPO is coordinating with Baloch and Farsi-speaking writers to contribute to a authentic multilingual Iranian publication. This December editing the editors posted stories and articles in 3 languages. …

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Two years later, flight 752 crash inspires healing game

Majid Tafreshi was in rehearsal when he learned of the crash of Ukraine International Airlines Flight 752 in Tehran, killing 176 people. The Iranian-Canadian actor and playwright has done what artists often do in times of conflict and sought to channel his grief into inspiration and healing. On Saturday January …

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