Iranian Art

Works by Iranian Modernists on display at NYUAD Art Gallery

TEHRAN – Works by Iranian modernists created in the 1960s and 1970s are on display in an exhibition at the NYU Abu Dhabi Art Gallery. Entitled “Modernisms,” the exhibition is curated with Iranian, Turkish and Indian masterpieces from New York University’s Abby Weed Gray collection, organizers said. One of the …

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HUB-Robeson Galleries announces spring exhibition calendar

UNIVERSITY PARK, PA – HUB-Robeson Galleries’ Spring 2022 exhibition program will focus on contemporary portraits, storytelling, and student-led projects. The exhibits will be held in various locations within the HUB-Robison Center, including the HUB Gallery and Art Alley. The HUB gallery is open daily from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. …

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Censored in Iran, at-risk researcher Negar Banisafar eager to create a new future at the University of Toronto

Negar Banisafar found it frustrating to be a humanities student in Iran – she could not express her opinions freely and witnessed government brutality during political protests. Now a graduate student at the University of Toronto, Banisafar began studying English Literature at Allameh Tabataba’i University in Tehran in 2008, then …

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Things to do in Penn State: December 9-17

Editor’s Note: This is the last edition of “Things to Do at Penn State” for the fall semester. “Things to do” will return with the start of classes for the spring semester 2022. What’s going on at Penn State? Here’s a look at some of the cultural events – in-person …

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Iranian Wisconsinite communicates across cultures through art

Nina Ghanbarzadeh is an artist from Tehran, Iran, who moved to the United States in 2001. Her unique work incorporates two very different languages ​​and two very different cultures. His pieces emphasize the beauty of the Farsi and English languages ​​while using precise and clean lines. As I watched the …

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Persian genius whose mathematics, science and verse conquered the world

For centuries, the historic Silk Road town of Nishapur in eastern Iran has been renowned for its art, mysticism, and philosophy. Today, he is perhaps best known thanks to the medieval master of arts and sciences Omar Khayyam Nishapuri, or Omar Khayyam, as most Westerners know him. Inside a huge …

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The best films of 2021

From an artistic standpoint, 2021 has been an excellent cinematic vintage, but the premium is overshadowed by an air of doom. The reopening of theaters brought many great movies – some of which were postponed from last year – to the big screen, but fewer people to see them. The …

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Iran nuclear talks resume in Vienna as participants draw lines in the sand

The wave of public messages was punctuated by a report from Israel suggesting that Iran is preparing to enrich uranium to the level needed to make a nuclear weapon. Two Israeli officials confirmed to CNN news, first reported by Axios, that Israel had shared intelligence with US officials in recent …

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Iran and Tajikistan discuss cultural cooperation.

Mohammad Taghi Saberi, Iranian Ambassador to Tajikistan, announced on his Instagram account that he had met and spoke with the head of the Linguistic and Terminological Committee of Tajikistan. The implementation of the Memorandum of Understanding between the Tajikistan Language and Terminology Committee and the Academy of Persian Language and …

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Qajar art exhibition celebrates 30 years of political relations between Iran and Armenia

TEHRAN – An exhibition of works of art from the Qajar period (1789-1925) in Yerevan celebrates the 30th anniversary of diplomatic relations between Iran and Armenia. The current exhibition at Matenadaran, a museum and manuscript repository in the Armenian capital, is being organized in collaboration between the museum and the …

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