The Wall Street Journal

In Iran, An Underground Art Scene Becomes Mainstream
ON A FRIDAY NIGHT in Tehran’s flashy Elahieh neighborhood, the voice of the muezzin calling the Muslim faithful to prayer is nowhere to be heard, but the ostentatious whine of a Ferrari often is. Ferraris make little practical sense in car-clogged Tehran, where getting from one end of town to the other can easily take several hours. But Friday night here is for gallery hopping and showing off. A Ferrari is perfect for a noisy crawl down Fereshteh, a narrow street that winds down Elahieh’s hill.


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Financial Tribune

US Museum Hosts Moshiri’s Pop Art

Andy Warhol Museum in Pittsburgh, US, is showing paintings and sculptures by Iranian pop artist Farhad Moshiri, 54.

Under the banner of ‘Farhad...