Exhibition Resources for "Arghavan Khosravi"


  • Ansary, Nina. Jewels of Allah: The Untold Story of Women in Iran. 2015. 
  • Davis, Dick. The Mirror of My Heart: A Thousand Years of Persian Poetry by Women. 2021.
  • Eigner, Saeb. Art of the Middle East: Modern and Contemporary Art of the Arab World and Iran. 2015.
  • Farrokhzad, Forugh. Sin: Selected Poems of Forugh Farrokhzad, trans. Sholeh Wolpe. 2010. 
  • Grabar, Oleg. Mostly Miniatures: An Introduction to Persian Painting. 2002. 
  • Keshmirshekan, Hamid. Contemporary Iranian Art: New Perspectives.2014. 
  • Loukonine,Vladimir. Persian Miniatures. 2014.
  • Nafisi, Azar. Reading Lolita in Tehran: A Memoir in Books. 2003. 
  • Said, Edward W. Orientalism. 1979. 
  • Satrapi, Marjane. Persepolis. 2004. 
  • Schad, Ed. Shirin Neshat: I Will Greet the Sun Again. 2019. 
  • Zanganeh, Lila Azam, ed. My Sister, Guard Your Veil; My Brother, Guard Your Eyes: Uncensored Iranian Voices. 2006. 
  • Darznik, Jasmin. Song of a Captive Bird. 2018. 
  • Parsipur, Shahrnush. Women Without Men: A Novel of Modern Iran. 2012.


The Rise of Persia (article) | Khan Academy

Modern and Contemporary Art in Iran | Essay | The Metropolitan Museum of Art | Heilbrunn Timeline of Art History

Years Leading to the Iranian Revolution, 1960–79 | Essay | The Metropolitan Museum of Art | Heilbrunn Timeline of Art History

Iran 1979: the Islamic revolution that shook the world | Features | Al Jazeera

Iran Has a Long History of Political Activism and Protest. Here’s What To Know

Atena Farghadani released early after being imprisoned for her art in Iran | Amnesty International UK



Islamic Calligraphy: The Development of the Art Through the Practice of its Masters with Soraya Syed




Surrealist Objects and Assemblage | MoMA 


Child Friendly:

Persian Empire


Feminism & Activism in Iran:

Iranian Daughters: Struggling for the Rights Their Mothers Lost in the Revolution | The Washington Institute.

Iranian women – before and after the Islamic Revolution – BBC News

The Iranian revolution—A timeline of events | Brookings

The expressions of dissent and art from the women’s protests in Iran – in pictures | Culture | The Guardian

The Iran protests one year on: Time for a feminist EU response | European Leadership Network 

Are hijab protests ‘the beginning of the end’ for Iran’s regime?

Why Iranian Women Are Taking Off Their Head Scarves – The New York Times



"Arghavan Khosravi"