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Fereydoun Ave

Hijacked by Fereydoun Ave

December 4, 2018

“Here we have hijacked the September issue of Selections Magazine with approximately 126 pages of images from some 64 Iranian artists who are content to connect to the world through their images: visual dialogue.”

Curator’s statement : Artist’s statements have always been for me a defensive move: a justification.

LACMA’s Islamic Art Curator on How Her Ambitious New Exhibition Reveals Another Side of Iran

October 19, 2018 - Nilina Mason-Campbell

The new exhibit “In the Fields of Empty Days: The Intersection of Past and Present in Iranian Art” is the culmination of four years of work by LACMA’s Islamic art curator, Linda Komaroff. Assembling some 125 works of art, from photography to painting,and from posters to political cartoons, the striking show explores an intriguing and scholarly theme: the creative use of anachronism within Iranian art, showing both how tradition animates the present and how reference to the past can be a vehicle for subversive commentary today.

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MEET THE IRANIANS HELPING BRING THEIR COUNTRY’S CULTURAL SCENE BACK TO ITS FORMER GLORY

May 5, 2016

In this editorial by Myrna Ayad featuring Fereydoun Ave, Artsy takes a look at the Iranians helping bring their country’s cultural scene back to its former glory.