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“Nasta‘liq: The Genius of Persian Calligraphy” at Arthur M. Sackler Gallery in Washington DC
 

“Nasta‘liq: The Genius of Persian Calligraphy” at Arthur M. Sackler Gallery in Washington DC

Persia's most popular and visually stunning script Nasta'ligh at Freer Sackler Gallery

MOP CAP 2013: Finalists’ Exhibition

Held at the prestigious Royal College of Art in London during Frieze Week, the MOP CAP 2013 Finalists’ Exhibition features works by seven emerging Iranian artists, selected by an international judging panel from a shortlist of 19. The Finalists’ Exhibition includes works in a diverse range of media including video, installation and photography, submitted by the artists who live and work both in and outside of Iran.

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Calligraffiti: Iranian Artists’ Work on View in New York

A mix of Iranian artists (living in Iran and abroad) including: Farideh Lashai, Shirazeh Houshiary, Reza Mafi, Farhad Moshiri, Shirin Neshat, Faramarz Pilaram, Leila Pazooki, Behjat Sadr, Hadie Shafie, Esrafil Shirchi, Parviz Tanavoli, Hossein Zenderoudi will have their work(s) on display at "Calligraffiti 1984/2013", in New York at the Leila Heller Gallery.

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6th Annual Iranian Film Festival – San Francisco

The 6th annual Iranian Film Festival in San Francisco isyearly event showcasing independent features and short films made by, or about, Iranians from around the world, created by IranianFilmFestival.org, an organization that is busy "discovering the next generation of Iranian filmmakers".

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Iranian Artists: Public Exhibition and Online Auction

The contemporary Persian miniature painting featured in the image above, left, is Iranian artist, Soheila Sokhanvari's, work. Sokhanvari uses semi-precious pigments, 22 ct gold, Lapis Lazuli, silver and egg tempera on parchment employing traditional techniques used in medieval illuminated manuscripts.

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The Cyrus Cylinder U.S. Tour Wrapping Up at Getty Museum in Los Angeles

  “The Cyrus Cylinder and Ancient Persia: A New Beginning” concludes its U.S. tour at the at the J. Paul Getty Museum, from October 2–December 2, 2013. The Cyrus Cylinder is one of the most celebrated discoveries from the ancient world, with a legacy that resounds to this day.

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Luxury Food And Wine Tour with Celebrity Chef Penny Davidi in Crete

Join celebrity chef Penny Davidi  for a culinary tour of Crete. Davidi was a finalist on the popular Food Network Star and Chopped All-Stars cable shows.

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