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Art Gallery: New Faces - Iran

7-Mohammad-Hassan-Morshedzadeh-iLondon Gallery – Janet Rady Fine Art @ La Ruche
Nov. 19  –  Dec. 12 2010

Janet Rady Fine Art in association with Arte Sara are pleased to present the works of nine hugely talented, young Iranian artists. All previously nominated for the UN Habitat Prize in 2009, these artists are reunited in a tightly curated show which serves to illustrate the depth of artistic skill in Iran today.

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Art Gallery: Contemporary Persian Calligraphy by Fereydoun Omidi

Calligraphy-Fereydoun-Omidi-7a-iHenna Art Gallery – Tehran
November 26 – December 10 2010

Fereydoun Omidi was born in 1967 in Roudbar Iran. He attended the Azad University and has been a member of the Iran Society of painters. Since 1995 he has held many exhibitions in Tehran but also a number of group exhibitions abroad including Japan, Venice and Paris.

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Photos: Saadabad Palace Complex in Tehran – Iran

Sadabad-Palace-6-iThe Saadabad Palace is a palace built by the Pahlavi dynasty of Iran in the Shemiran area of Tehran.

The complex was first inhabited by Qajar monarchs and royal family in the 19th century. After an expansion of the compounds, Reza Shah lived there in the 1920s. And his son, Mohammad Reza Pahlavi moved there in the 1970s.

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Art Gallery: Solo painting exhibition by Ali Chitsaz, its ok to laugh

Ali-Chitsaz-aaran-gallery-5-iAAran Art Gallery – Tehran
November 5-18, 2010

Ali Chitsaz is a funny man. Our first reaction to his work is to laugh, which is all right. Sometimes he is satisfied with a cheap smile but often manages to escape from falling into the realm of caricature.

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Art Gallery: 1000 Ceramic Birds by Keyvan Fehri

Keyvan-Fehri-birds-6-iHenna Art Gallery – Tehran
November 5-19, 2010

Upcoming exhibition is about 1000 ceramic birds, all handmade by an emerging artist, Keyvan Fehri who is reflecting the Iranian society by and large. Keyvan Fehri won First Prize at the Fajr Visual Arts International Festival in 2010.

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Art Gallery - Archaic Techniques of Lovemaking by Shahriar Ahmadi

Archaic-Techniques-of-Lovemaking-by-Shahriar-Ahmadi-3-iAB Gallery Luzern – Switzerland
October 17 – November 13  2010

Joy of Life as a Counter Vision

The latest works by the Iranian artist Shahriar Ahmadi translate their current theme into his customary powerful images and, in doing so, display a growing tendency towards the figurative.

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Paris - Iranian born artists at FIAC 2010 Contemporary Art Fair

Farhad-Moshiri-Toothpicker-2008-Huile-et-cristaux-sur-toile-montées-sur-carton-Oil-and-crystals-on-canvas-mounted-on-board-iTrue to Parisian form, Fiac, the international contemporary art fair, aims to impress. Hundreds of works, spread throughout the Tuilleries gardens, the Cour Carrée of the Louvre and the Grand Palais, promise to shock, amaze, frustrate and provoke.

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DUBAI & ABU DHABI - Charity Art Exhibition and Auction Gala

shirin-neshat-iNovember 5th & 6th 2010

Magic of Persia is privileged to host a spectacular Fundraising Gala in the presence of His Excellency Sheikh Nahayan bin Mubarak Al Nahayan, Minister of Higher Education & Scientific Research, U.A.E.

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New York – Kimia Rahgozar to Exhibit in Agora Gallery

Kimia Rahgozar-i-2008-iAgora Gallery is please to present  Kimia Rahgozar in Altered States of Reality.  The exhibition is scheduled to run from October 29, 2010 through November 19, 2010.

Talented Iranian photographer Kimia Rahgozar  creates images featuring graceful, emblematic forms of humanity.

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Echos in Blue – An exhibition of contemporary Iranian art from Tehran in Los Angeles

HosseinKhosrowjerdi1-iOpens October 16 through November 14, 2010

Echoes in Blue, an exhibition of contemporary Iranian paintings, provides a vibrant and thought-provoking view of life within the boundaries of the Islamic Republic of Iran.

Curated by Iranian-born Homa Taraji, in association with Dr. Alireza Sami Azar, former director of Tehran Museum of Contemporary Art and a consultant to Christie’s, this show features 10 artists living and working in Iran today and is intended to introduce their work to Americans.

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Tehran: It Is Yours Take It - Calling All Artists

it_is_yours_take_it_tehran_iran_iTehran: Sunday Oct 3rd , and Monday Oct. 4th 2010

What we need :  We need art works on cardboard, carton, canvas or any light material. Maximum Size : 50×50cms

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Farzad Kohan's Lost Paintings series

Oregon-may17-iThe Lost Paintings expands the role of the viewer by allowing the public to decide how and where the art is displayed.

The reason behind doing a series like this is nothing more than making original art and having the art being collected by people passing by the art. Each piece that is “Lost” is a hand painted, original acrylic on paper that is signed by the artist .

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San Francisco - Iranian-American Artist Ala Ebtekar Solo Show re-emergence at Gallery Paule Anglim

Ascension-iJune 16 – July 10, 2010

A multimedia artist at the crossroads of history and mythology.

Gallery Paule Anglim is pleased to present re-emergence, an exhibition of new work by Iranian-American artist, Ala Ebtekar. From a broad practice rich with symbolism (embracing drawing, painting, sculpture, fashion, and photography), the artist will present works on paper and paintings, including paintings on photographs, paintings on book pages, and sculptural pieces.

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Iranian-Americans of Silicon Valley Open Studios

Nilou-Farzaneh-Woman-with-Oranges-iMay 1-16 (depending on studio)

“Hundreds of artists, thousands of stories, unlimited imagination…..”

Silicon Valley Open Studios is a chance  for general public, art enthusiasts, art collectors and investors, educators, and art students  to to visit artists in their studios. Here you’ll discover the tremendous diversity and wealth of artistic talent in this creative valley.

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Photography Exhibition - Document: Iranian-Americans In Los Angeles

Cristina-Freeman-iOpens Sunday June 6 to August 22, 2010
Fowler Museum, Los Angles

From October 2009 through January 2010, four documentary photographers – Farhad Parsa, Arash Saedinia, Parisa Taghizadeh, and Ramin Talaie focused their lenses on second-generation Iranian-Americans of Los Angeles, the world’s largest population of expatriate Iranians.

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Mehdi Razavi photograph “NO WAR” awarded at Italian competition

Mahdi-Razavi-prospec-iMehdi Razavi received the Angelo Molinari Foundation special prize granted to artists under the age of 29.

More than 4,000 photographs from 36 countries were submitted to the 2010 Francesco Forno, which was held on the themes of Free Time and The Man and the Sea.

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