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Sadegh Tirafkan

Personifying Iran in an Art of Dissent, Defiance, and Desire

G. Roger Denson | Posted 12.04.2014 | Arts
G. Roger Denson

It seemed a telling syncronicity that just a week before Rouhani's visit, the exhibition Portraits: Reflections by Emerging Iranian Artists testified to a key point made by Rouhani in his UN Speech -- that the intransigence of the Iranian mullahs and government toward democratic reform has caused the nation to suffer a severe brain drain to the West.

In Memoriam: Sadegh Tirafkan (1965-2013)

John Seed | Posted 07.26.2013 | Arts
John Seed

Sadegh Tirafkan (1965-2013) Photo: Gallery Etemad, Dubai Artist/Photographer Sadegh Tirafkan, who passed away in Toronto on May 9th of brain cancer,...