Iran: Five Millennia of Art and Culture

04.12.2021 to 20.03.2022 Staatliche Museen zu Berlin For the first time in a Berlin institution, the cultural history of Iran – from the early civilisations through to the modern era – is the focus of a major art-historical survey exhibition. Some 360 objects from the Sarikhani Collection in London will be on display, alongside […]

Rebel, Jester, Mystic, Poet: Contemporary Persians

Rebel, Jester, Mystic, Poet: Contemporary Persians—The Afkhami Collection 10 September 2021 – 16 January 2022 Asia Society New York Rebel, Jester, Mystic, Poet: Contemporary Persians—The Afkhami Collection | Asia Society Drawn from the Mohammed Afkhami Collection, “Rebel, Jester, Mystic, Poet: Contemporary Persians” presents works by more than twenty artists from Iran and its diaspora. Revising traditional aesthetics […]

Shahzia Sikander: Extraordinary Realities

June 18 through September 26, 2021 The Morgan Library & Museum, New York Shahzia Sikander: Extraordinary Realities | The Morgan Library & Museum Pakistani American artist Shahzia Sikander is internationally celebrated for bringing Indo-Persian manuscript-painting traditions into dialogue with contemporary art practice. This exhibition tracks the first fifteen years of this artistic journey, from her […]

Epic Iran

On now until Sunday, 12 September 2021 V&A London Epic Iran – Exhibition at South Kensington · V&A ( Exploring 5,000 years of art, design and culture, Epic Iran shines a light on one of the greatest historic civilisations, its journey into the 21st century and its monumental artistic achievements, which remain unknown to many.

Making Paradise

Exploring the concept of Eden through Art & Islamic Garden Design 29 April – 30 September 2021 Aga Khan Centre Making Paradise  – Aga Khan Centre The Making Paradise exhibition brings together a variety of approaches that explore the concept of al-Janna, the Garden of Eden and the concept of Paradise in Islam. More than 130 […]

The Silk Road: A Living History

This outdoor exhibition of photographs in London is by Christopher Wilton-Steer and documents the photographer’s journey along the Silk Road in 2019. Over a period of four months, he travelled 40,000 km overland by car, bus, train, ferry, horse and camel from London to Beijing traversing 16 countries. The photographer started his journey from London’s King’s […]

Exhibition Exploring Cartier’s Inspirations from Islamic Art

Dallas, TX – April 16, 2021 – The Dallas Museum of Art (DMA) and the Musée des Arts Décoratifs, Paris (MAD Paris), in partnership with the Maison Cartier, today announced the co-organization of Cartier and Islamic Art: In Search of Modernity. This major exhibition traces the inspirations from and adaptations of Islamic art and design by Louis Cartier and the designers of the great French jewelry Maison for the creation of jewelry and objects from […]