Three Iranian women artists showcased at the Edward Hopper House Art Center

An artist’s vision can be inspired by the many things they experience throughout life; yet, going back to their roots is a persistently strong theme in their art. The Edward Hopper House Art Center is a strong believer of that idea and advocates artists from diverse backgrounds. The Center’s latest exhibition, “Where We Are Standing: […]

Exhibition of works by cartoonist Kambiz Derambakhsh

Suicide – a recent work by Kambiz Derambakhsh (source: Shahrvand daily newspaper) Iran’s House of Cartoon has exhibited a selection of works by veteran artist and cartoonist Kambiz Derambakhsh. The event dubbed ’40 Years, 40 Cartoons’ showcases a selection of most successful works created by Derambakhsh over the past 40 years. Born in 1942, Derambakhsh […]

Tehran Reinvented by Contemporary Art

“Despite all the scarcities and problems that Iran faces, the country makes things happen. Even though many people see the country as an area of hardships, that is not entirely true, as there is new art evolving and developing in Tehran. Art professionals speak about Tehran and its art scene…..”  – Courtesy: Hurriyet Daily News […]

Newsha Tavakolian Wins the 2015 Prins Claus Award

We are excited to learn that Iranian photographer and photojournalist Newsha Tavakolian wins the 2015 Prins Claus Award! Tavakolian will be presented with the prize by Prince Constantijn of The Netherlands at a ceremony held in the Amsterdam Royal Palace on December 2nd. As part of the award, Tavakolian will receive a prize of 100 […]

Newsha Tavakolian at East Wing Gallery

Photojournalist Newsha Tavakolian has an exhibition at East Wing Gallery. Running until September 3, 2015, Blank Pages of an Iranian Photo Album is Tavakolian’s testament to the complexities of her generation: “The family photo album is the showcase for my generation. The yellowed albums and pictures of smiling children dressed up in their best clothes […]

Artists in Conversation: Mahvash Joorabchi

We bring you the second installment of Artists in Conversation. Here is an interview with artist Mahvash Joorabchi. We genuinely love to hear your thoughts so post some comments and let us know what you think!     Tara Gallery: Why is art important? Mahvash Joorabchi: Art, in any form, provides a sense of calm […]