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Iranian Artists

Meet The Iranian Musicians Flourishing In The Underground

AP | VAHID SALEMI | Posted 07.09.2013 | Entertainment

TEHRAN, Iran -- Heavy metal guitarists jamming in basements. Headphone-wearing disc jockeys mixing beats. There's an underground music scene flourishi...

Iranian Artist's Fearless Nudes

Posted 02.27.2013 | Arts

Artist Mona Shomali was born in Los Angeles the same year as the Iranian revolution; in fact, her mother fled Iran only months before her birth in ord...

POLITICAL ART: As Ahmadinejad Returns to the U.S., 125 Artists Rally for Iran

GOOD | By Zach Frechette | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

Over a year after protests erupted throughout Iran following its presidential election, the country is anything but quiet. This week, another wave of ...

Stand with Detained Iranian Artists

Robert Redford | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Robert Redford

Those recently arrested in Iran's post-election demonstrations include some of the most compelling, clear and independent voices of Iran: its artists, journalists, filmmakers and human rights leaders.