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Tehran Museum to Host Historic Show of Work by Wim Delvoye

Friday, November 27th, 2015

Tehran Museum Invites Bloomberg to Tour Rarely Seen Collection of Western Works

Thursday, November 19th, 2015

Hirshhorn Museum in Talks with Tehran Museum of Contemporary Art Over Potential Loans

Wednesday, November 4th, 2015

Berlin Cancels Exhibition of Tehran’s Modern Art Collection

Thursday, December 29th, 2016

Victoria and Albert Museum Plans Show of Iranian Art

Monday, June 13th, 2016

Tehran Reportedly Looking for $3 Million Fee on Contemporary Collection Loan

Saturday, December 26th, 2015

Berlin to Show Works From Tehran’s Modern Art Collection

Sunday, October 25th, 2015

Fondazione Prada Lends Sculpture to National Museum of Iran

Monday, August 24th, 2015

German Exhibition of Iranian Art Collection Postponed

Monday, November 28th, 2016

Iran Preparing Massive Exhibition of Unseen Art Collection

Friday, November 13th, 2015

AO Newslink

Tuesday, May 29th, 2012

Iranian Artist Barred From Leaving Country Arrested for “Disturbing the Peace”

Monday, July 11th, 2016

New York – Ali Banisadr: “Motherboard” at Sperone Westwater, through April 19th 2014

Friday, April 18th, 2014
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Leonardo da Vinci Painting Inspires Mystery Over Depiction of Transparent Orb

October 19th, 2017

Leonardo da Vinci’s Salvator Mundi, via The GuardianThe Guardian has a piece this week on the mysterious orb held by Christ in the Leonardo da Vinci painting currently on view at Christie’s. “Solid glass or crystal, whether shaped like an orb or a lens, produces magnified, inverted, and reversed images,” historian Walter Isaacson says of the image. “Instead, Leonardo painted the orb as if it were a hollow glass bubble that does not refract or distort the light passing through it.”
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In Rare Move, Several Florine Stettheimer Works Change Hands this Fall

October 19th, 2017

Florine Stettheimer, New York Liberty, 1918, via Art NewsIn an extremely rare occurrence, two works by Florine Stettheimer have changed hands this year, with one going into the collection of the Whitney Museum, and one going onto the open market.  Stettheimer rarely sold or gave her works away, making one’s appearance, let alone two in the same year, a momentous event. 
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Kader Attia Wins 2017 Joan Miró Prize

October 19th, 2017

Kader Attia, via Art DailyFrench-Algerian artist Kader Attia has been named  winner of the 2017 Joan Miró Prize.  “Attia’s passionate engagement with current affairs and with the shared fate of humanity [which] has close links to Joan Miró’s involvement in the critical episodes that marked his generation, while Attia’s unique take on complex, often traumatic, human relationships across cultures resonates with Miró’s universal aspirations,” the award’s jury said in a statement.
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