Berlin to Show Works From Tehran’s Modern Art Collection

October 25th, 2015

Andy Warhol works on display at the Tehran Museum of Contemporary Art, via Art NewspaperA historic deal between Germany and Iran will lead to an exhibition of contemporary art works from the collection of the Tehran Museum of Contemporary Art in Berlin.  “That a succession of Iranian museum curators and administrators have worked to put together the collection and maintain it over decades is a testament to a fundamental respect for the arts,” says Shiva Balaghi, a visiting scholar at Brown University.  “That this collection now serves as a foundation for greater collaboration between Iranian art institutions and those abroad is another indication of art’s ability to create alternative contexts for mutual understanding and appreciation.”

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