Posts Tagged ‘Newsha Tavakolian’

Newsha Tavakolian at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art

From our friends at Artillery magazine, today we bring you a review of Newsha Tavakolian‘s work at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art. Author Ellie Shoja notes: “…Tavakolian’s women seem to use their societal limitations to trigger an internal process of private empowerment…” This article was originally published on November 20, 2013. Since she began her career as a photojournalist at the age of 16, Newsha[…..]

Alone Together: Newsha Tavakolian at Thomas Erben Gallery

Newsha Tavakolian, "Look," 2012. Inkjet print, 41 x 55 in., courtesy the artist/Thomas Erben Gallery

“We are all so much together, but we are all dying of loneliness.” This quote by German theologian Albert Schweitzer captures a universal truth about the human condition, but its poignancy is particularly acute for city dwellers. Feeling lonesome while contemplating the vastness of the ocean or looking at the night sky is one thing; feeling isolated while surrounded by a crush of people on[…..]