Nicky Nodjoumi

Taymour Grahne, the accomplished blogger and art collector credited with shining a spotlight on some of the Middle East’s best artists, is finally opening his own gallery. The eponymous Tribeca establishment opens its doors this week, bringing the best of Middle Eastern and North African fine art to the doorsteps of Manhattan. To celebrate, Grahne is ushering in the gallery’s debut with a exhibition of one of Iran’s biggest – and most opinionated – painters, Nicky Nodjoumi.

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