Art News Roundup

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Art News Roundup! Here are some exciting things going on in the Iranian art world:

  • Tara Gallery Director, Homa Taraji, gave a talk on the Promotion of Iranian Art in the International Art Market as part of Tehran Auction’s education program on the International Art Market for Iranian Art. Participants received a certificate of completion at the end of the 4 day course held at the Parsian Azadi Hotel in Tehran, May 26 – May 28, 2015.
  • Sohrab Sepehri’s painting sold for $845K at 4th Tehran Art Auction – The fourth Tehran Auction has broken the all-time record of Iran’s art auctions thanks to the sale of a painting by Iranian renowned poet Sohrab Sepehri for over $845,000.
  • Iranian director Bahram Beizaii’s acclaimed drama Bashu, The Little Stranger will go on screen from June 6 at the “Art & Experience Group” movie theaters in Iran, 26 years after its premiere in 1989.
  • Shirin Neshat: Facing History – A retrospective of Neshat’s work is ongoing at the Smithsonian Institute’s Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden in Washington, D.C. The exhibition features her photographs and video installations and will run through September 20, 2015.

Till next week!