PODCAST: Gallery Girl Meets Hana Shahnavaz

On this episode my guest is Hana Shahnavaz, a British-Iranian painter inspired by Persian art, who makes paint from the earth, minerals plants and gold, celebrating the natural world.

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Gallery Girl meets Neda Tavallaee

“We are taught how to love as women by our mothers and grandmothers…there is beauty in listening to how each woman yearned and tried, succeeded or failed but still did not give up on love, enough to pass on her story.” – Neda Tavallaee  Iranian artist Neda Tavallaee is predominantly concerned with women. Working across […]

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artnet x Emergeast

The art market in the Middle East is booming and, despite the increase in exhibitions of western art in places like Louvre Abu Dhabi, the demand and interest in artists from the region is increasing. Art fairs and auctions of Middle Eastern art continue to break records, new museums are constantly being built, and in […]

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Jason Noushin @ Susan Eley

Long-limbed women composed of cigarette packaging, torn-up comic books and thick layers of paint sit with their legs crossed and their striking, angular faces turned away from their viewer. These mysterious ladies are part of a series of paintings, drawings and sculptures by Jason Noushin currently on display at Susan Eley Fine Art that are […]

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Gallery Girl meets Afruz Amighi

The drawings and sculptures that comprise Afruz Amighi’s current exhibition Echo’s Chamber at Sophia Contemporary in London were inspired by the permanent collections housed inside the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York. A result of an urge to move the Greco-Roman sculptures out of the Museum’s sunlit atrium and swap them with their Oceanic […]

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