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L to R: Susette Min, Karin Higa, and Asia Society Museum Director Karin Higa, co-curators of the Asia Society Museum exhibtion "One Way or Another: Asian American Art Now" at Asia Society Museum in Sept. 2006.

Asia Society Remembers Karin Higa, 'Pioneering Advocate' for Asian American Art

Asia Society joins the art community in mourning the loss of Karin Higa, a distinguished curator of Asian American art. more

Sculptor Vaziri-Moqaddam: 'Nobody Understood Me'

Iranian artist and sculptor Mohsen Vaziri-Moqaddam describes how he was serendipitously inspired to make "Untitled (Forms in Movement)." more

Iran: Art and Discourse - Endnote by Hamid Dabashi

Columbia University's Hamid Dabashi summarizes the proceedings of Asia Society's day-long "Iran: Art and Discourse" symposium. more

Iran: Art and Discourse - On the Curatorial

Panelists assess curatorial strategies and institutional policies concerning contemporary art in Iran and the U.S. more

Iran: Art and Discourse - On Art Praxis

Shiva Balaghi moderates a discussion on artistic praxis with Sohrab Kashani, the artists' collective Slavs and Tatars, and Roxanne Varzi. more

Iran: Art and Discourse - On the Discursive Text

Roxanne Varzi moderates a talk on the production and exchange of knowledge via text and media with Shiva Balaghi, Babak Elahi and Sohrab Mahdavi. more

Iran: Art and Discourse - Introductory Remarks

Asia Society's daylong symposium kicks off with introductory remarks and a keynote lecture by Tehran-based Hamid Keshmirshekan. more

Symposium: Iran - Art and Discourse

Complete video and program notes from Asia Society's daylong symposium examining "political economies" of contemporary art within Iran and abroad. more

Iran's Art World of the 1960s-70s (Complete)

Bob Colacello, Layla S. Diba and Nicky Nodjoumi revisit Iran's contemporary art scene of the 1960s and '70s. more

Shiraz Arts Festival: The Legacy for a New Generation

Mohammad Aghebati, Negar Azimi and Vali Mahlouji assess the long-term influence of the Shiraz Arts Festival. more