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With Sanctions Gone, Iran’s Contemporary Art Scene Takes Flight

Like everywhere else in the world, in Iran too, art is a reflection of society and politics of the times. Small new galleries are cropping up in Tehran’s downtown cultural hub every day – reflecting the desires of a society governed by rigid religious constructs to push boundaries. They want to make the most of major changes that have taken place in the last two years since the government changed and a nuclear deal with the west has brought about easier travel, an economy that’s opening up and a people hungry to catch up after a decade of international sanctions. Watch/ Read Here




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