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Practice/Praxsis
Oct. 25, 2016
Best known for her provocative performances, and through many mediums including, sculpture, video, performance and collaborative public art, her work juxtaposes iconography…




Iranian Artists taking part in Commemrations of Hieronymus Bosch in Belgium
Sep. 29, 2016
From the 10th of September 2016 onwards, the City of Bruges celebrates the 500 years anniversary of the death of the famous Dutch artist Jheronimus Bosch with an art festival …




Mandana Moghaddam And Yashar Azar Emdadian, at ground breaking exhibition HOMELAND SECURITY
Sep. 29, 2016
Occupying a suite of former military structures in the Presidio overlooking the San Francisco Bay, Home Land Security brings together works by contemporary artists and collectives from …




Consigned to Oblivion, Re-reading the History of The Coup d’état of 1953
Aug. 18, 2016
Coup d’état, Doomsday, Hoodlums rising, tanks versus humans, Dr Mossadegh’s mistake or interference of CIA, however you look at it, the Coup d’état of 18th August 1953, is a proverbial episode …




Iranian Art in Stuttgart – Iran X Cuba in New York
Apr. 28, 2016
How does a society deal with its cultural heritage? How can approaches to identity, culture, tradition and history become a resource? How can we give yesterday a tomorrow, as Le Corbusier put it …




FOCUS CONTEMPORARY TEHRAN at Contemporary Istanbul 2015
Nov. 06, 2015
FOCUS CONTEMPORARY TEHRAN: Presenting an exclusive selection of Modern and Contemporary Iranian art through four of Tehran’s outstanding galleries, and a special selection from…




Opening of Aaran Projects, and exhibition “Tehran, Virtual or Real”
Jul. 14, 2015
You are cordially invited to join us for a simultaneous opening of Group exhibition titled “Tehran Virtual or Real” which will be held at Aaran Gallery and will mark the opening of “Aaran Projects”…




July Newsletter
Jul. 30, 2014
We are delighted to announce the installation of recent large scale sculptures of Majid Biglari, Commissioned by Municipality of Tehran, at Mellat Park of Tehran, Vali E Asr Street, Niyayesh …




Barbad Golshiri’s solo exhibition in New York and The University of South Florida Contemporary Art Museum, Tampa
Aug. 31, 2013
Thomas Erben in collaboration with Aaran Gallery, is excited to present Curriculum Mortis, a sculptural installation of a cemetery, by Iranian multimedia artist Barbad Golshiri, his second solo exhibition with the gallery…




July Newsletter
Jul. 01, 2013
From 8th July to 8th August a selection of art work of artists of gallery will be on exhibition. Visiting hours: 12 to 5 pm except on Thursdays and Fridays…




April Newsletter
Apr. 11, 2013
Following the runaway success of the series “Look”, first shown in Tehran in December 2012, Thomas Erben Gallery hosts the images and Installation (including ten videos) of Newsha Tavakolian…




Peace, Health and Prosperity for all in the New Iranian year of 1392
Mar. 18, 2013
Gallery will be closed from 19th March to 5th April for Iranian new year holidays. We will resume work on 6th April and the current show of sculptures of Majid Biglari will continue until 11th April …




Newsha Tavakolian at Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA)
Dec. 05, 2012
Aaran gallery is pleased to announce the acquisition of four works of Newsha Tavakolian for permanent collection of LACMA. The four pieces were chosen from two series “Listen” and “The Day I Became a Woman”…




September Newsletter
Sep. 30, 2012
Aaran Gallery and Massoud Nader are proud to announce the acquisition of three photographs by Amir Moussavi from the series “Lost in Wonderland” & “Wonderland” by LACMA, Los Angeles County Museum of Art…




Iranian Art in New York and Sydney
Jul. 03, 2012
BLANK SPACE presents a solo exhibition titled “Beyond the Veil” featuring the selected works of Farsad Labbauf. In describing this body of work Labbauf states: Beyond the veil is a meditation…




June Newsletter
Jun. 24, 2012
On 5th June, Nazila Noebashari, presented a talk about Iranian contemporary art at Los Angeles County Museum (LACMA).The event was held at Brown Auditorium of the Museum…




Aaran Gallery at Los Angeles County Museum, LACMA, First week of June
May. 20, 2012
Los Angeles County Museum, LACMA, will be unveiling the series “ROSTAM II – The Return” by Siamak Filizadeh on 1st June. The series were acquired for the permanent collection…




Aaran Gallery at Art Dubai and Program for April
Mar. 12, 2012
Dr. Mossadegh and The flower of Insolence is a layered ground, embedded with hybrid form and meaning. A portrait within a portrait, this work embraces the inner world…




Newsha Tavakolian at British Museum + Book Launch
Feb. 07, 2012
Aaran Gallery is pleased to announce inclusion of photographs of Newsha Tavakolian at British Museum’s Exhibition “Hajj: Journey To The Heart Of Islam”…




An exhibition of art by prominent Iranian artists in support of the Omid Foundations – Bahman 13, 1390
Jan. 26, 2012
Iranian artists have come together to put on an exhibition in support of the Omid Foundations. You are invited to join them at our private view in Tehran on Bahman 13, 1390…




Barbad Golshiri presents Cura; the Rise and Fall of Aplasticism this friday 16 December for 4 days
Dec. 16, 2011
I must admit I didn’t have any previous plan for my, as you now say, “installation”. It was purely accidental. I only knew that the Black Square must be in the top corner. Everything else was…




October Newsletter
Oct. 05, 2011
The Running Horse will present a solo exhibition covering several aspects of the practice of Maryam Amini, a notable growing Iranian artist whose multifarious body of work reflects with grace the dark yet…