2020


BBC
The Story of the ‘Queen of Flowers’

AnOther
John Malkovich Speaks on Recreating 61 Seminal Photographic Portraits

The Guardian
Pink Floyd’s Burning Man: Aubrey Powell’s Best Photograph
August 13 printed edition

The Telegraph
From Elvis Presley to Patti Smith and the Stones, Rock Music Is Built on Racism: Why Don’t We Care?

BBC
Iran’s Ingenious Delivery Solution

BBC
A Thirteenth-Century Persian Poet’s Lessons for Today

The Guardian
Glitter and Curls: Marc Bolan and the Birth of Glam Rock Style
Republished by the Gulf Times (June 30 issue)

The London Magazine
Layli and Majnun: ‘The Romeo and Juliet of the East’

BBC
Why Was a Floral Fabric Banned?

The Chicago Review of Books
Wonder and Wine in the Robaiyat of Omar Khayyam

The New York Times
How the ‘Greatest Rock and Roll Band in the World’ Got its Logo
April 14 printed edition
Republished by The Independent

The Guardian
What an Iranian Film About a Leper Colony Can Teach Us About Coronavirus

Another Man
A ‘Modern-Day Gomorrah’: Capturing the After-Dark Activities of Studio 54

The Art Newspaper
Capitalising on its Acquisition, Art Gallery of Ontario Unfurls a Diane Arbus Retrospective

The Times Literary Supplement
Kiss My Lips: Female Poets in the Persian Language
February 21 printed edition









2019


The Art Newspaper
What Kanye West Has Gotten Wrong So Far in His Opera About Nebuchadnezzar

BBC
The Trippy Music Posters That Defined the Counterculture

BBC
Why Are the French So Chic?

AnOther
The Unseen Polaroids of Linda McCartney

Vanity Fair
A Walk Through Anna Sui’s Rock and Roll World

Another Man
Unseen Photos of David Bowie at the Height of His Fame

The LA Review of Books
What a Fifty-Year-Old Persian Classic Tells Us About [Iran’s] Predicament Today

Little White Lies
Gheisar vs Get Carter: The Iranian Precursor to a British Crime Classic

ArtAsiaPacific
Moving Still: Performative Photography in India

BBC
What Does it Mean to Be ‘Camp’?

The Financial Times
Spotlight on Guitar Heroes (and Heroines)
April 12 printed edition

Slate
Disney’s Aladdin Is a Fake

Paper
Inside Thierry Mugler’s World: Where Women Dominate Men

BBC
The Electric Spark That Changed the Guitar Forever

The Art Newspaper
Ai Weiwei Show Brings Out Tensions Between Canada and China

Bright Lights Film Journal
Marc Bolan and Born to Boogie: The Great Unsung Rock and Roll Film

The London Magazine
The Warlock of Love: Revisiting Marc Bolan’s Forgotten Poetry Book Fifty Years On

CNN
Rolling Stones’ Ronnie Wood: Painting Is My ‘God-Given Talent’

GQ
Twelve of Keith Richards’ Strongest Looks to Embrace This Year

2018


Little White Lies
The Strange Case of the Rolling Stones’ Rock and Roll Circus

Another Man
A Masterclass in Songwriting from Johnny Marr

ArtAsiaPacific
Siah Armajani: Follow This Line
Issue 111

The Art Newspaper
A Love Letter to a Grittier, Punk-Accented New York

BBC
Iran’s Fascinating Way to Tell Fortunes

GQ
The Beatles’ Most Fashionable Moments

The Art Newspaper
Shirin Aliabadi, Known for Depicting Rebellious Iranian Women, Is Dead

CNN
Vintage Photos Show the Realities of Life After World War I

The Art Newspaper
In a Troubled Iranian Era, Art Defied Darkness 

GQ
Yes, You Should Start Dressing Like Freddie Mercury

GQ
Why You Need to Start Dressing Like Johnny Marr

BBC
The Book of Kings: The Book That Defines Iranians

The Washington Post
London Museum Exhibition Focuses on Frida Kahlo as a Style Icon
July 8 printed edition

GQ
How to Recreate the Rolling Stones’ Most Stylish Moments

BBC
Iran’s Ancient Engineering Marvel

GQ
World Cup 2018 Kits Ranked: From Worst to Best

GQ
How to Recreate Paul Weller’s Most Stylish Moments

At Large
Concreet
April issue cover story

ArtAsiaPacific
Yoko Ono: The Riverbed
Issue 108

Nin
Prurience in Persia: The Lascivious World of Qajar Iran
April issue

The Art Newspaper
Obituary: Abbas (1944 – 2018)

GQ
Whole Lotta Style: Led Zeppelin’s Sartorial Legacy

BBC
What Iran’s Dazzling Art Tells Us About its Civilisation

The White Review
No One Here Gets Out Alive: Kaveh Golestan’s Prostitutes Series

BBC
The T-Shirt: A Rebel with a Cause

BBC
The Rubaiyat: History’s Most Luxurious Book of Poetry?

Blanc Magazine
Paria Farzaneh

Metal
Keanoush Da Rosa – Persian Heritage in Contemporary Fashion

2017


Monocle
By Royal Appointment: Postcard from Iran Winter Weekly (Issue 3)

Another Man
Keith Richards: Rock and Roll’s Ultimate Style Icon

The Rake
Keith Richards: Elegantly Wasted
Issue 55

The Financial Times
‘A Prayer for Mecca’: Ahmed Mater’s Portrait of a City in Transition
December 9 printed edition

BBC
The Ancient Symbol That Spanned Millennia

BBC
The Timeless Appeal of the Persian Rug

Apollo
Divine Mysteries at Asia House

Another Man
Remembering Johnny Thunders Through Those Who Knew Him

Another Man
Why Iran’s Impact on Rock and Roll Is Criminally Overlooked

The New York Times
The Least-Known Most Influential Man in Fashion
September 21 printed edition
Republished by The Independent

Another Man
Forty Years on, Marc Bolan Remains the Prince of Glam Rock

Frieze
Shift
Issue 190

BBC
The Ancient ‘Arabic Kama Sutra

ArtAsiaPacific
Rebel, Jester, Mystic, Poet
Issue 107

PRI
Mr Trump, Lovers of Iran Would Like to Thank You for Helping Our Cause

BBC
The Mystics Who Found Meaning in Solar Panels

BBC
The Iranian Religion That Shaped the West

i-D
The Unspoken Iranian Influence on Western Fashion

Forbes
What Exactly Is the ‘Islamic’ World?

2016


The British Library
Tagore Meets an Old Friend in Iran
Untold Lives

The Economist
Shiraz in Shiraz: Why Wine Is Integral to Persian Culture

Anthropology of the Middle East
Review: Tasfiya
Volume 10, Issue 2

Metro
Leonardo DiCaprio Can’t Play Rumi Because He Wasn’t White – Or Was He?

Artsy
A Lebanese Artist’s Nude Photographs Spark Scandal and Inspiration

Dust
Children of the Revolution
SS issue

Benji Knewman
The Place to Which I Shall Return
Volume 2

The Guardian
On the Shoulders of Giants in Southwest Iran

Aesthetica
Basilico Before Basilico

2015


Campaign
Art and Iran
The Iran Report

Travel Plus
Travelogue: Tehran

Harper’s Bazaar Art
Home, or Something Like It
September-October issue  

Royal College of Art
Sin City
IAAC Exhibition Reviews Annual 2014-15

Harper’s Bazaar Art
Cold Turkey
March-April issue

Canvas
A Show About Nothing
March issue

Encyclopaedia Iranica
Hushang Irani
Translated from the Persian

2014


The Cairo Review of Global Affairs
Tehran Bazaar
Issue 14

2013


Christie’s
Ramhani, Deconstructed
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