TagIranian Artist

Sohrab Sepehri: The Confluence of Poetry and Painting

Sohrab Sepehri: The Confluence of Poetry and Painting

In modern Persian literature and art annals, Sohrab Sepehri (October 7, 1928 – April 21, 1980) stands as a beacon of creative synthesis, a visionary who bridged the traditional with the avant-garde. Born in the historically rich city of Kashan, Iran, Sepehri's life and work were imbued with a profound sense of place and a deep reverence for nature, themes that would resonate through his poetry and paintings.

FINCHÉ NON SAREMO LIBERE (UNTIL WE ARE FREE)

Brescia, Italy – In a world where women's rights continue to be a pressing issue, an upcoming exhibition at the Santa Giulia Museum in Brescia is set to shed light on the treatment of women globally, with a particular focus on Iran. Titled "Finché non siamo libere" (Until We Are Free), this thought-provoking exhibition will run from November 11th, 2023, to January 28th, 2024.

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Farideh Lashai’s Multifaceted Artistry: A Glimpse into Her Crystal and Glass Design Works

Los Angeles-based Iranian contemporary art platform ADVOCARTSY has unveiled a captivating solo exhibition featuring the late Farideh Lashai's lesser-known yet intriguing crystal and glass design works. This extraordinary exhibition, "Studies for Crystal and Glass Design and Other Works," provides a unique insight into the multidisciplinary career of one of Iran's most distinguished female artists.

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Soudeh Davoud; “A Lively Spring Garden”

Soudeh Davoud, born in 1988 in Tehran, Iran, is a highly acclaimed contemporary artist known for her distinctive works seamlessly blending Eastern and Western influences. Her creative journey began at a remarkably young age when she turned to drawing and painting as a means of communication and personal solace. Davoud's artistic approach draws from impressionist strategies, mainly patchwork and broken-color techniques, which have consistently informed her style. In addition, she has incorporated elements of impasto to create visually striking and emotionally resonant artworks. What distinguishes Davoud's work is her ability to dispense with under-drawings, working directly with color to infuse her pieces with vibrancy and immediacy.

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Mania Akbari: The Night

Mania Akbari, a prolific Iranian filmmaker, artist, and actress, is celebrated for her innovative approach to themes such as women's rights, marriage dynamics, and sexual identity. Her artistic style finds its roots in visual arts and her life story, creating a captivating blend of the personal and the political. Notably, her battle with breast cancer in 2007 left an indelible mark on her creations, permeating her films and art with a profound exploration of this experience.

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Somy Samani

Somy Samani is an accomplished artist. She has honed diverse skills in her artistic journey. She earned her bachelor's degree in graphic design from Sooreh University. Later, she obtained a master's degree from Ferdousi University. Her career spans several areas. These include photography, fashion, and makeup artistry.

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