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PBS NewsHour | Art in Exile - from Tehran to Brooklyn | PBS

Duration: 04:02
Program: PBS NewsHour
Broadcast Date: Oct. 12, 2013

Nicky Nodjoumi’s artwork walks a fine line between art and politics. After the ousting of the Shah in 1979, the new Khomeini regime began strictly regulating artistic expression. Nodjoumi was exiled after a Tehran exhibition in 1980."They saw the show and they labeled me as anti-revolution, anti-Khomeini, and anti-regime."

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Post Date: October 12, 2013