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Precious stolen work by Persian poet Hafez, now recovered, will be sol...
msn.com 10/03/2020 Arts
By Alison Flood A “magnificent” stolen manuscript by the revered 14th-century Persian poet Hafez, which was dramatically discovered earlier this year...View Details»

As Tensions Rise With Iran, So Does Interest in Art It Inspired ...
nytimes.com 08/03/2020 Arts
This year, several museums in the United States will feature works by Iranian artists in exile. *** Shirazeh Houshiary at her studio in London.Credit....View Details»

Dutch art sleuth finds rare stolen copy of 'Prince of Persian poets'...
msn.com 18/01/2020 Arts
A stolen 15th-century book by the famed Persian poet Hafez has been recovered by a Dutch art detective after an international "race against time" that...View Details»

Iran economy to shrink 9.5% this year amid tighter U.S. sanctions, say...
msn.com 15/10/2019 Arts
DUBAI (Reuters) - Iran's economy is expected to shrink by 9.5% this year, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) said, down from a previous estimate of...View Details»

Afsaneh and Yousef: The Stubborn Man and his Clever Wife (a Persian ta...
timesrecord.com 22/09/2019 Arts
TELL ME A STORY | December 16, 2013 Adapted by AMY FRIEDMAN and illustrated by MEREDITH JOHNSON Once upon a time Afsaneh and Yousef were happily marri...View Details»

Iranian Play Staged in Toronto, to be Acted by Persian Director...
nytimes.com 01/02/2019 Arts
An author unafraid to defy midcentury attitudes about her gender. “What is important is humanity,” she wrote, “not being a man or a woman.” *** Forou...View Details»

Is this a good time to pile your money into a Persian Carpet? ...
irishtimes.com 20/01/2019 Arts
These unique artworks transform a living space. But do your homework before investing Elizabeth Birdthistle *** Buying carpets in Istanbul. Photograp...View Details»

Iran art auction rakes in millions amid pressure over sanctions ...
aljazeera.com 16/01/2019 Arts
Mirror mosaic by 96-year-old female artist fetches close to $1m at the 10th edition of the Tehran Auction. by Mohammad Ali Najib *** More than 1,000 ...View Details»

Iran artist puts spotlight on water shortage through music ...
aljazeera.com 15/01/2019 Arts
Electronic musician Saba Alizadeh hosts shows at dried-up reservoirs to call attention to growing scarcity of water. by Saeed Jalili *** Alizadeh has...View Details»

Between censorship and a burgeoning music scene, Iranian rockers are t...
equaltimes.org 20/12/2018 Arts
By Sara Saidi 19 December 2018 *** From left to right, Shirin Vaezi, Amir Kharrazi and Amir Shahab, from the group AtriA, after a re-hearsal in their ...View Details»


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