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'Iranian Society Has Shown That Art Can Be An Investment'

AP | NASSER KARIMI | Posted 07.12.2013 | Arts

TEHRAN, Iran -- Some arrived in Porsches or BMWs, which were whisked away by valet parking attendants. The hotel lobby was awash with the celebrated a...

First Major Modern Iranian Art Exhibition In U.S. To Launch In New York

Posted 03.10.2013 | Arts

In "Argo," we see a mob of angry Iranians storming the embassy during the 1979 revolution, and in "Reading Lolita in Tehran," the protagonist returns ...

Iran Confiscates Jackson Pollock Painting ... From Itself

The Huffington Post | Sasha von Oldershausen | Posted 05.24.2012 | World

It’s not your average art heist: One of Iran’s most valuable pieces of art, a painting by U.S. artist Jackson Pollock worth $250 million, has been...

PHOTOS: What Murals Tell About Iran's Regime

AP | Posted 04.03.2012 | World

TEHRAN, Iran -- Since Iran's Islamic Revolution 33 years ago, the walls and buildings of major cities have been an open-air gallery to vilify the stat...