Joobin Bekhrad


Capitalising on its acquisition, Art Gallery of Ontario unfurls a Diane Arbus retrospective

Exhibition is the first that Canada has devoted to the photographer in almost three decades


What Kanye West got wrong so far in his Nebuchadnezzar opera

The image used in Ye's tweet is actually thought to depict Darius the Great. But why celebrate Nebuchadnezzar anyway?

Ai Weiwei show brings out tensions between Canada and China

Survey at Gardiner Museum ranges from artist’s broken Han Dynasty urn to zodiac signs


A love letter to a grittier, punk-accented New York

Chris Stein, Blondie co-founder, presents a book of photographs from the 1970s and 80s

Shirin Aliabadi, known for depicting rebellious Iranian women, has died

Artist photographed women breaking free of state-imposed rules

In a troubled Iranian era, art defied darkness

A show at Toronto's Aga Khan Museum zeroes in on creativity in the Qajar Dynasty

Abbas, Magnum photographer who focussed on political conflict and religion, dies aged 74

His documentation of the Iranian Revolution in his home country sparked a career-long fascination with the world’s major faiths