New Exhibition of Contemporary Iranian Art in New York

A new exhibition of contemporary Iranian art in New York has recently opened at Susan Eley Fine Art in New York. Entitled “Beyond the Ban: Contemporary Iranian Art,” the exhibition includes pieces by several Iranian artists currently living in the US, such as Shirin Neshat, Nicky Nodjoumi, and Shoja Azari. A multimedia performance of photography, painting and video, the show comes in light of a precarious political situation for immigrants in the US. The exhibition thereby offers a much-needed political, social and cultural commentary on the current state of affairs while also showcasing the immense contributions of Iranian art in the world of contemporary art at large. Read more