Farah Diba Pahlavi, the widow of the last Shah of Iran, speaks with DW’s Yalda Zarbakhch about her country and about Tehran's fabled modern art collection that she helped to assemble.
One of the largest collections of modern and contemporary art outside Europe and the US is located in Iran at the Tehran Museum of Contemporary Art.
Sensational photos taken at the opening of the Tehran Museum of Contemporary Art in the late 1970s were hidden away for decades. Now they are on display in Berlin.
While Iranian passport-holders are temporarily banned from entering the US, top Iranian artists, authors and musicians take the limelight in Berlin. The Goethe-Institut presents a three-month series, "Iranian Modernity."
It's the first cooperation between Munich's Pinakothek der Moderne museum and the Istanbul Biennial. Will the exhibition "A good neighbour" contribute to building new ties between both countries?
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