Iranian Art

United States announces normalization of relations with Sudan

LONDON: Escalating economic pressure combined with multilateral sanctions imposed on Iran have led to a wave of thefts from royal tombs and widespread looting of Iran’s historic cultural sites. “The tombs and mausoleums of our kings are openly known and accessible for excavation,” said an infamous thief, who adopted an …

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The halo: A symbol that has spread around the world

Then, with the growing acceptance of Christianity in the Roman Empire, artists began to portray Jesus with a halo, now considered the highest symbol of divinely sanctioned authority. This new arrival in Christian iconography occurred around AD 300, more than two centuries after its appearance in Buddhism. It was a …

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Three exhibitions to see in New York this weekend

Shahzia Sikander, Pillars of Pleasure (2001) © Shahzia Sikander Shahzia Sikander: Extraordinary Realities Until September 26 at the Morgan Library and Museum, 225 Madison Avenue, Manhattan Pakistani-American artist Shahzia Sikander, best known for her works that revive and reinvent the traditions of illuminated manuscripts from South and Central Asia in …

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An exhibition that traces borders between Iran and India

Qaran Unhorses Barman, a folio from the Shahnameh of Shah Tahmasp, Tabriz, circa 1523-1535, The Sarikhani Collection. Exhibition section: The Book of Kings. Photo: © The Sarikhani Collection There are some notable objects on display such as the Cyrus Cylinder, the detailed illuminated manuscripts of the Shahnameh, paintings ten meters …

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Persepolis by Marjane Satrapi in Hindi

* Persepolis, which has sold over a million copies, is now available in 30 languages * As the story progresses through developments in his personal life, audiences are made aware of high-profile events in Iran throughout Majrane Satrapi’s animated film * What is really spectacular is the positioning of terror …

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Iran candidate: if I win, I would like to meet Biden

ZARZIS, Tunisia: A cemetery in southern Tunisia for migrants who drowned crossing the Mediterranean in hopes of a better life in Europe is already half full – even before it officially opens. Jardin d’Afrique, in French for Jardin d’Afrique, is for those who were “the unfortunate ones of the sea,” …

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Launch of a revolutionary NFT art residency on the Côte d’Azur

At the Grand-Hôtel du Cap-Ferrat on the Côte d’Azur, Present the future will host artists, collectors and art enthusiasts for the world’s first NFT-focused art residency. Sassan Behnam-Bakhtiar, The collective is made up of the Franco-Iranian artist Sassan Behnam-Bakhtiar, Tinie Tempah, Kamiar Maleki, director of the VOLTA Art Fair, curator …

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Warnings and markers of the EU sanctions blocking case

Law360 (June 4, 2021, 5:43 p.m. EDT) – International companies and their lawyers have long struggled to meet competing imperatives contained in US and EU law through a myriad of regulatory regimes.[1] It would be understandable if they had not yet paid much attention to Bank Melli Iran v. Telekom …

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At the Mediterranean Biennale, art must continue – the Forward

The fourth Mediterranean Biennial presents works by 60 international artists in public spaces in Haifa and the Sakhnin Valley. The exhibition brings together art superstars, rising stars and emerging voices from countries rarely seen in Israeli museums and galleries, including Iran, Afghanistan, Turkey and Bahrain. In response to the pandemic, …

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Crawl space: June 2021

“Untitled”, Alicia Thompson Nashville’s First Saturday gallery exploration events continue to return to normal as we reach the middle of 2021. Virtual presentations and discussions decline as real-life exhibits and events return, but social distancing and the less than festive vibrations still hold considerable influence on the scene. Many galleries …

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Before “Migrant mother”

DOROTHEA LANGE had a knack for revealing the intricacies of her human subjects – from Dust Bowl migrants to Japanese American families incarcerated in desolate internment camps, she photographed the tragedy. His iconic and haunting images from the 1930s and 1940s document the lives of individuals amid political and social …

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Carriageworks Announces World Premiere of New Dance Work

Carriageworks Today has announced the world premiere of a new dance work by resident company Marrugeku to be performed August 4-7, 2021. Jurrungu Ngan-ga – meaning Straight Talk in Yawuru – reflects on the disproportion of Indigenous Australians in detention and first hand descriptions of life in immigration detention centers …

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Fighting to nail the truth

Languages ​​of Truth: by Salman Rushdie, Hamish Hamilton, 416 pages, ₹799. Since 2015, Rushdie has taught writing at New York University. Many writers early in their careers have to write what they know. One of the consequences of this advice, Pakistani-British novelist Hanif Kureishi once told me, was that many …

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Amnesty International celebrates its 60th anniversary! | Scoop News

Friday, May 28, 2021, 11:19 a.m.Press release: Amnesty International Today we celebrate 60 years of Amnesty International! A breathtaking film with Amnesty activists at five iconic locations around the world and dramatic art displays on celestial drones is released today to celebrate Amnesty International’s 60th anniversary. An orchestral version of …

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“Embushing a Rose” published in eight languages

TEHRAN – Eight translations of “Ambush a Rose”, a biography of Lieutenant-General Ali Sayyad Shirazi who served as the commander of the ground forces during the Iran-Iraq war, have recently been published. The collection was unveiled at the Sacred Defense Museum on Monday in a special ceremony to celebrate the …

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A testimony to the success of the Resistance

Through Julia MK Julia MK is a Beirut-based political analyst, writer and commentator. In addition to regular appearances on PressTV, his work has also appeared in Al-Mayadeen, Al-Akhbar, Mirat al-Jazeera, Counterpunch and elsewhere. On Friday, the Zionist entity was forced to agree to a humiliating ceasefire established by the Palestinian …

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Khorramshahr: a premier destination for war tourism

In the past, war tourism destinations were primarily the object of interest of photojournalists appearing only on crime pages, but now they can be traced in the best travel books and websites. Whatever your name, from war tourism, dark tourism, disaster tourism or danger tourism, Iran has more to offer …

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Authorities seek to breathe new life into old Shiraz

TEHRAN – Authorities in Iran’s Fars province are seeking to formulate a plan for the revival of the historic core of Shiraz, which has long been synonymous with poetry, nightingales, culture and education. “The historic texture of Shiraz, which is on the verge of oblivion due to erosion, has the …

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Chronicle of Lake Powell | SHOOTING STARS

There are as many reasons to become a photographer as there are photographers. Some are content to master the technical aspect and some are drawn to artistic expression. It’s a bit of each for a lot, and some devote the time necessary to move forward in both. It’s no exaggeration …

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A Complete Travel Guide to the UAE

The UAE is a small country, but it has a lot more to do than people originally thought. A lot of visitors come to Dubai and don’t venture out of the city, but that’s a shame. The UAE is home to one of the largest deserts in the world, nature …

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100 years of the Archibald Prize

100 years of the Archibald Prize 100 years of the Archibald Prize We’re sorry, this service is currently unavailable. Please try again later. To reject Skip to section navigation 46 Pictures Welcome to the colorful carnival which is Australia’s oldest and best-known portrait award – The Archibald – 100 years …

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Yakub Kolas’ poems will be translated into Persian

MINSK, May 19 (BelTA) – Yakub Kolas’ poems will be translated into Persian for the first time, Iranian Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary to Belarus Saeed Yari told BelTA on the sidelines of a launch ceremony for the literary exhibition “Yakub Kolas and Omar Khayyam: the wisdom of life in the …

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A new gallery opens with a new exhibition

When the pandemic struck, the mother of three and independent art collector, Sanaz Nazemi Agha, found the opportunity to transform her love and knowledge of art into a space that would support and welcome both artists and art lovers. When she moved to Cyprus seven years ago with her family, …

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An untold story on the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic in Iran

“The [Iranian]the government was made aware of the epidemic early on, but thanks to a combination of cynicism and ideology [i.e. the religious institutions], decided to do nothing ”. “The coronavirus has sparked an intense debate in Iran between ultra-conservative Shiite clerics and the government.” “In the Islamic Republic [of …

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Iran celebrates National Iranian Day

Hooman Abedi Press TV, Tehran When it comes to tourism in Iran, anyone can think of the cultural and historical heritage of Isfahan, Shiraz and Yazd, unaware that this land is full of hidden tourist attractions. Iran is a land with many cities and towns which can attract domestic and …

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Zarif denounces US arms sales to Israel amid Gaza war

Tehran – Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has criticized the United States for selling advanced weapons to Israel as it continues to bomb civilians in the Gaza Strip. The senior Iranian diplomat said the arms sales showed the “ugly faces” of the United States and Israel. “As US-made munitions …

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