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1001 colors: Contemporary art from Iran

Leila-Zafar-ladan-iNovember 2 – 22, 2009 Canvas New York Art

New York is set to hold an exhibition of paintings by 23 internationally-renowned and emerging contemporary artists from Iran. 1001 Colors, Contemporary Art from Iran will present 50 artworks created in various styles including expressionism and abstract, addressing the interplay between the traditional and modern Iranian culture.

Iranian Enlightenment Week - New York City

dervish-i1Nov. 06 – Asia Society: Women of Iran Film Series: Border Cafe
Nov. 07 – Leila Taghinia-Milani Heller Gallery: Roya Akhavan: Nexus
Nov. 08 – Open Center: Lecture, An Evening of Persian Mystical Poetry
Nov. 10 – New York University: Hafez Nazeri, Meet the Artist
Nov. 11 – Asia Society: A Conversation/Demo, Shahram and Hafez Nazeri
Nov. 14 – Carnegie Hall: Rumi Symphony Project: Cycle 1 performance
Nov. 20 – Metropolitan Museum of Art: Artistic Lineages in Persian Painting, Lecture by Dr. Layla S. Diba

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Photos: The Life of Nomads in Iran


Nomadic people are communities of people who move from one place to another, rather than settling permanently in one location. There are an estimated 30-40 million nomads in the world. Many cultures have traditionally been nomadic, but traditional nomadic behavior is increasingly rare in industrialized countries.

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