Lebanese-American Writer and Artist Etel Adnan passed away at the age of 96.

Etel Adnan was born on February 24, 1925 in Beirut, Lebanon. His Damascus-born Syrian father, Assaf Kadri, was a retired high-ranking officer in the Ottoman army and a former classmate of Mustafa Kemal Atatürk, the founding father of the Turkish Republic. His mother, Rosa Kadri, grew up in the city of Smyrna (now Izmir in …

Artist Julie Green, Commemorating Prisoners’ Last Supper, Dies at 60

Six tacos, six glaze donuts, and a Cherry Coke: This was the last meal of a man executed in Oklahoma in July 1999. The following year, it was processed with cobalt blue glaze on a white china plate, and it was the first dish. by Julie Green Decades-old art project “The Last Supper,” documenting the …

An Artist Paints The Dictator’s Car To Protest Iran’s Anti-Gay Abuses

Paykan was the first automobile produced in Iran. It began life as a licensed copy of the Hillman Hunter, an outdated British vehicle produced from 1967 to 2015, but has nevertheless become a symbol of national pride, priced in for middle-class Iranians. Paykans eventually began to serve the streets of Tehran as sedans, wagons, pickups …

US Accuses Once Emerging Artist of Selling Raymond Pettibon

Inside Message posted on Twitter two years ago artist Raymond Pettibon He thanked his two friends who visited him. “Thank you Christian Rosa and Henry Taylor for coming,” she wrote. “Great artists and kind, genuine people. You made my day.” However, according to federal prosecutors, at the time, Mr. Rosa was involved in something that …