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IRAN – Author’s travel to Iran, through art and miracles of human creativity

With its inhabitants, area of shopping malls and tourist attractions, consider this island an experiment for a future Iran. Exactly here begins our trip, in Kish (a tourist island in southern Iran in the Persian Gulf), where you can see men and women in jetski (with a nylon chador, provided by the local club). Iran has recently become an extremely ...

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SHAHRAM KARIMI (1957), IRANIAN VISUAL ARTIST – Lifelong issue: the search for a place to call home.

THE GRAY-BLUE COLORS OF MEMORY SHAHRAM KARIMI 1/2 – He lives and works between Germany and the United States, but he was born in 1957 in Iran, growing up in Shiraz. He is a self-taught artist, who has achieved success both in his country and in the West. http://www.shahramkarimi.com/ His paintings depict the dilemma of contemporary Iranian, seeking identity combining ...

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NASSER OVISSI (1934), IRANIAN PAINTER – One of few pre-Islamic Revolution artists, who achieved success prior and after the revolution

NASSER OVISSI 1/2 – He was born in Tehran in 1934, where he studied Law and Political Sciences at the Unversity of Tehran. In Rome (Italy), he studied Fine Art. He was diplomat and Cultural Attachee at the Iranian Embassy in Rome and Madrid and currently he resides in Virginia (USA). http://galleryovissi.com/ During his diplomatic activity, he worked to bridge ...

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FARID JAHANGIR (1958), IRANIAN PAINTER

FARID JAHANGIR – Born in 1958 in Teheran, he attended university courses in UK and USA. Returning to Iran in 1979, he attended courses at the University of Fine Arts, also teaching painting in his studio. Http://www.farid-jahangir.com/ He has participated in numerous collective and personal exhibitions (in Iran and abroad). The intellectual property of the images that appear in this ...

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ART AND REALITY, WATER AND CLOUDS – Shams Langroudi’s poetic horizon

Along with Hafez Moosavi and Shahab Mogharabin, he founded a contemporary poetry magazine, being convinced that “the relationship between art and reality is similar to that of water and cloud.” Although it seems that there is no relationship between They are, however, inseparable.” In his recent works, he used a more simplistic approach to language, along with sarcasm, building a ...

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ROOFTOPS OF TEHRAN – Romance, by Mahbod Seraji

He is an Iranian-American author, whose novel “Rooftops of Tehran” was acclaimed by critics in 2009. Mahbod Seraji was born in Bandar Anzali in 1956. He moved to the United States in 1976 to attend the university. He received his BS in Civil Engineering, MA in Broadcasting and Film, and Ph.D. in Instructional Design and Technology from the University of ...

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PRELUDE – Ali Azimi, continuity of an ancient Persian music tradition

The history of Persian music has developed since the prehistoric era. Mythological King Jamshid was credited as the inventor of music. Fragmented documents of different periods of Iran state, that ancient Iranians already had an elaborate musical culture. The result of these ancient traditions, a boy was born in Teheran to a family, who had a passion for music. Ali ...

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THROUGH IMAGES – Travel in Iran

The intellectual property of the images that appear in this blog correspond to their authors. The sole purpose of this site, is to spread the knowledge of these artists and that other people enjoy their works.

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MAGIC OF TURKEY – Author’s travel to places of art, nature and human creativity

With ancient monuments left by a parade of conquerors, Turkey is a dazzling destination. Over the last few years, this country has created a wide range of tourist opportunities, including museums and art sites. Http://www.gototurkey.co.uk/index.html Up to the eighteenth century, the painting of this country was in the form of miniatures, but in the eighteenth century oil painting expanded the ...

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IT DOESN’T KILL ME – Emre Aydın

His albums have been successful in Turkey, even with prestigious awards. He is a Turkish rock singer born in 1981 in Isparta, https://www.bookinturkey.com/holiday-guide/cities/isparta-32.html the town in the lakes district, where meet the aegean, mediterranean and anatolian regions. He started to play at an early age, then opting for the guitar. For his parents’ desire, he studied economics in İzmir, renouncing ...

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