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November 30, 2005

Ashe kashke Pollock-e


Ashe kashke Pollock-e, bokhori pAteh nakhori pAteh!
My mum's Ashe Reshteh (persian noodle soup) and a Jackson Pollock's painting!
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If you like Abstract Expressionism, you might also like Koobism (Persian Cubism):

Posted by mehrdad at 01:20 PM | Art | Look-alikes |

November 28, 2005

Sugar cubes look-alike


The picture on the right is of Rachel Whiteread's Embankment, the latest art installation to occupy Tate Modern's Turbine Hall.

Whiteread has created a labyrinth-like structure, made from 14,000 casts of the inside of different boxes, stacked to occupy Turbine Hall's huge space. Since the gallery opened in 2000, six artists have risen to the challenge of filling the 155 m x 35 m (500 ft x 115 ft) space.

>> More on Rachel Whiteread

Posted by mehrdad at 02:33 PM | Art | Look-alikes |

November 16, 2005

'W' stands for


Now we know what the 'W' stands for!

Posted by mehrdad at 01:17 PM | Journal 2005 |

November 14, 2005

Desktop Wallpaper


This bed cover knitted by my mother is now my laptop?s desktop background image.

Posted by mehrdad at 10:43 AM | Journal 2005 |

November 11, 2005

Darth Vader in Iraq


Iraq is falling deeper into the dark side.

Posted by mehrdad at 11:24 AM | Art | Films | Politics 2005 | Star Wars |

November 03, 2005

A Modern Persian


Lapis lazuli head of a modern Persian!

The Guardian and the British Museum hosted a public forum on what ancient Persia tells us about modern Iran on Tuesday October 18 2005.
>> You can listen to the full debate here.

Posted by mehrdad at 12:18 PM | Art |