Installation view, Nicky Nodjoumi: New York Times Sketchbooks (1996-1999), Helena Anrather, New York, 2019 - 2020
Nicky Nojoumi
2015
Installation view, We the Witnesses, Helena Anrather, New York, 2021
Installation view, Tails of the Lost Dreams, Taymour Grahne Projects, London
Installation view, We the Witnesses, Helena Anrather, New York, 2021
Installation view, We the Witnesses, Helena Anrather, New York, 2021
Nicky Nodjoumi
Study for "State Visit"
Photocopy paper and mixed media
2021
Nicky Nodjoumi
Study for "We the Witnesses"
Photocopy paper and mixed media
2019
Nicky Nodjoumi
Here is Aleppo
Ink on paper
2017
Nicky Nodjoumi
New York Times, Wednesday, March 12, 1997
Mixed media on newsprint
1997
Nicky Nodjoumi
New York Times, Sunday, March 31, 1996
Mixed media on newsprint
1996
Nicky Nodjoumi
New York Times, Thursday, March 20, 1997
Mixed media on newsprint
1997
Nicky Nodjoumi
New York Times, Sunday, March 16, 1997
Mixed media on newsprint
1997

Bio 

Born

1942Kermanshah, Iran. Lives and works in Brooklyn.

 

Education

1974City College of New York, MFA

1967Tehran University of Fine Arts, BFA

 

Solo Exhibitions

20221981, Helena Anrather, New York, NY

2022Tails of the Lost Dreams, Taymour Grahne Projects, London, UK

2021We the Witnesses, New York, NY

2020Singing a New Song, Taymour Grahne Projects, London, UK

2020The New York Times Drawings (1996 - 1998), Taymour Grahne Projects, London, UK

2019Nicky Nodjoumi: New York Times Sketchbooks (1996-1999), Helena Anrather, New York, NY

2018Please Sit Down, Barak Contemporary, Seoul, SK

2018Fractures, Third Line gallery, Dubai, UAE

2016You and Me, Taymour Grahne Gallery, New York, NY

2014The Accident, The Cleveland Institute of Art, Cleveland, Ohio

2013Chasing the Butterfly and Other Recent Paintings, Taymour Grahne Gallery, New York, NY

2010Educating the Horse, Gallery Isabelle van den Eynde, Dubai, UAE

209Invitation to Change Your Metaphor, Priska C. Juschka Fine Art, New York, NY

2009The Formulaic Nature of Appearances, Priska C. Juschka Fine Art, New York, NY

2006Triumph of Tradition, Mike Weiss Gallery, NewYork, NY

2005Interactive Game, Thom Andriola/New Gallery, Houston, TX Homa Gallery, Tehran, Iran

2004Private Agenda, Mike Weiss Gallery, New York, NY Aria Gallery, Tehran, Iran

2003Paintings, Stefan Stux Gallery, New York, NY

2001Paintings, Stefan Stux Gallery, Project Room, New York, NY

1999Pierogi 2000, Brooklyn, NY

1997Studio 24, New York, NY

1993Artists Space, New York, NY

1985Pictogram Gallery, New York, NY

1984Leila Taghinia Milani Gallery, New York, NY

1983The Alternative Museum, New York, NY

1980Retrospective, Tehran Museum of Contemporary Art, Tehran, Iran

1978Shahr Gallery, New York, NY

1976Roko Gallery,New York, NY Seyhon Gallery, Tehran, Iran

19681968 Tehran University, Tehran, Iran

 

 

Group Exhibitions

2022Is it morning for you yet? 58th Carnegie International curated by Sohrab Mohebbi, Pittsburgh, PA

2019Landfall Press : Five Decades of Printmaking, Milwaukee Art Mu- seum, Milwaukee, WI

2018In the Field Of Empty Days, The Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, CA

2018You Tell Me, Foley Gallery, New York, NY

2017Beyond the Ban, Susan Eley Fine Art, New York, NY

2016A Verdant Summer, Taymour Grahne Gallery, New York, NY

2016Dallas Art Fair, Taymour Grahne Gallery, Dallas, TX

2015EXPO Chicago, Taymour Grahne Gallery, Chicago, IL

2015Bazm and Razm: Feast and Fight in Persian Art, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY

2015Untitled Miami, Taymour Grahne Gallery, New York, NY

2014Abu Dhabi Art, Taymour Grahne Gallery, Abu Dhabi, UAE

2014Pierogi XX : Twentieth Anniversary Exhibition, Pierogi Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

2013Iran Modern, Asia Society, New York, NY

2013Nowrouz 1392, Artspace, London, UK

2012IMAGE/CLOT, curated by Dan Mills, Zolla/Liberman Gallery, Inc., Chicago, IL

2013The Young Collectors Exhibition, Leila Heller Gallery, NY, NY

2011The Mask and the Mirror, curated by Shirin Neshat, Leila Heller Gallery, New York, NY

2011Tale Spinning, curated by Dan Mills, Bates College Museum of Art, Lewiston, ME

2010One Thousand and One Nights: The Narrative Tradition in Contemporary Middle Eastern Art, curated by Nancy Einreinhofer, William Paterson University, Wayne, NJ

2009Iran Inside Out, curated by Sam Bardouil and Till Fellrath, Chelsea Art Museum, New York, NY; DePaul University Museum, Chicago, IL

2009Epic Painting, Samek Art Gallery, Bucknell University, Lewisburg, PA

2009Chelsea Visits Havana, 10th Havana Biennial, Museo del Bellas Artes, Havana, Cuba 2008 Conference of the Birds, organized by Berardi & Sagharchi Projects Ltd. and Leila Heller Gallery, Flawless, London, UK

2008Conference of the Birds, organized by Berardi & Sagharchi Projects Ltd. and Leila Heller Gallery, Flawless, London, UK

2004Tango, Mike Weiss Gallery, New York, NY

2003Momus Gallery, New York, NY

2003637 Running Feet: Black on White Drawings by 14 Artists, Queens Museum of Art, Queens, NY

2002Dubrow International, curated by Norman Dubrow, Kravets Wehby Gallery, New York, NY

2002East Village Now & Then: 20 Year Anniversary, Studio 18 Gallery, New York, NY

2002New York in Texas, New Gallery, Houston, TX

200220th Anniversary Celebration: Stefan Stux Gallery, New Gallery, Houston, TX

2002Bucheon Gallery, San Francisco, CA

2001Tribeca Open Artists Studio Tour, New York, NY

2000Maison Française, Columbia University, New York, NY

2000Pierogi 2000, Brooklyn, NY

1999Center for Iranian Modern Arts, New York, NY

1999Pierogi 2000, Brooklyn, NY

1999Rosenwald-Wolf Gallery, University of the Arts, Philadelphia, PA

1998The Lobby Gallery at Deutsche Bank, New York, NY

1998Kunstlerhaus, Vienna, Austria

1998Weatherspoon Art Museum, Greensboro, NC

1998Bard College, Red Hook, NY

1998Vassar College, Poughkeepsie, NY

1993Burns Fine Art Ltd., New York, NY

1990Metropolitan Design Center, New York, NY

1988Mussavi Gallery, New York, NY

1987Annual Juried Exhibition, Queens Museum of Art, Queens, NY

1985Pictogram Gallery, New York, NY

1984Pacific Asia Museum, Pasadena, CA

1982Annual Juried Exhibition, Queens Museum of Art, Queens, NY

1979Revolutionary Poster & Cartoons Exhibition, Tehran University, Tehran, Iran

2977Kerman Museum, Kerman Basel, Switzerland

1976Forum Gallery, New York, NY

1975Parson-Truman Gallery, New York, NY

1974City College Gallery, City College, New York, NY

1967Gandriz Gallery, Tehran, Iran

 

 

Public Collections

 British Museum, London, UK

 Depaul Art Museum, DePaul University, Chicago, IL

 Guggenheim Abu Dhabi, Abu Dhabi, UAE

 LACMA, Los Angeles, CA

 National Museum of Cuba, CG

 Spencer Museum of Art, Lawrence, KS

 Tehran Museum of Contemporary Art, Tehran, IRR

 The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY

 The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, Kansas City, MO

 The Smithsonian, New York, NY

 

Selected Bibliography

 

2021Andrew Paul, "Nicky Nodjoumi: We the Witnesses," The Brooklyn Rail, Oct 1

2020Daniel Penny, "Painting the New York Times," Boston Review, February 14

2020"Nicky Nodjoumi at Helena Anrather Gallery," Contemporary Art Daily, Jan 15

2020"Nicky Nodjoumi," The New Yorker, Jan 15

2016Bui, Phong. “Dear Friends and Readers,” The Brooklyn Rail, March 4

2015“What Art Can Teach Us about This Year’s Biggest News Stories That a Newspaper Can’t,” Artsy, December 22

2015Laster, Paul. “Asian Art at EXPO Chicago 2015,” Artasiapacific, September 30

2015Kamali Dehghan, Saeed. “Tehran Auction Shifts Millions of Points Worth of Art in Spite of Sanctions,” The Guardian, June 1

2015“2014 Museum Acquisitions,” Canvas Magazine, January – February

2014Grigor, Talinn. Contemporary Iranian Art: From the Street to the Sudio, Raktion Books,

20142014. Print. “New York-Based Taymour Grahne Gallery is Selected Art Gallery for This Year’s Bidaya,” Harper’s Bazaar Art Arabia, November –December

2014Masters, HG. “Galleries: Top 10 Exhibitions of 2013,” ArtAsiaPacific Almanac 2014, January – February

2013Cotter, Holland. “Review: Nicky Nodjoumi,” The New York Times, October 18

2011Asia Society. Iran Modern, New York : The Asia Society Museum, 2013. Print “Art in Exile: From Tehran to Brooklyn,” www.pbs.org, Web, October 12

2013Pearlman, Ellen. “Nicky Nodjoumi: Ghosts from Iran’s Past,” Hyperallergic.com, Web, September 30

2013“News Brief: The Personal and The Historical,” AsianArtNews, Vol. 23, No. 5, October

2013Scott, Andrea K. “Review: Asia Society,” The New Yorker, September 23

2013Kaylan, Melik. “A Dawn Interrupted,” The Wall Street Journal, September 17

2013“Highlights from Canvas Guide: New York,” Canvas, Vol. 9, Issue 5, September – October

2013Adam, Georgina. “The Art Market: All eyes on the Andy index,” The Financial Times, September 14

2013Cotter, Holland. “Modernism Blooming in Iran,” The New York Times, September 6

2013Begalri, Nazzy. “Nicky Nodjoumi: A Life in Three Dimensions,” Harper’s Bazaar Art, Issue 9, September- October

2013Brooks, Katherine. “Iranian Artist Nicky Nodjoumi Talks Revolutions, Secret Police and the Vietnam War,” Huffington Post, September 4

2013Cooper, Ashton. “26 Questions for Anti-Patriarchal Painter Nicky Nodjoumi,” Artinfo, September 3

2013“Art Scene : New Kids in Town,” Where New York Magazine, September

2013Kendzulak, Susan. “What art can do for the Arab world, according to Taymour Grahne,” Art Radar Asia, August 31

2011Vali, Murtaza. “Nicky Nodjoumi: Exhibition Review,” Bidoun, No. 24, Spring

2010Bui, Phong. “In Conversation: Nicky Nodjoumi with Phong Bui,” The Brooklyn Rail, November

2010Nodjoumi, Nicky. “The Tale of Two Cities,” Canvas Magazine, November – December

2010Comi, Emanuele. “Dubai Gets in Touch with its Arty Side,” CNN, Web, March 22

2010Ayad, Myrna. “Political Art on Show,” Canvas Daily, Art Dubai Edition, Issue 4, March 19

2009Bardaouil, Sam, Till Fellrath. Iran Inside Out – Influences of Homeland and Diaspora on the Artistic Language of Contemporary Iranian Artists, Chelsea Art Museum

2009Broffman, Marissa. “Iran Inside Out Shocks and Provokes at the Chelsea Art Museum,” Huffington Post, Web, August 13

2009Kino, Carol. “Iranians Shine, Assisted by Expatriate,” The New York Times, August 15

2009Cotter, Holland. “Iran Inside Out,” The New York Times, Art in Review, sec.: C25, July 23

2009Crow, Kelly. “Iran: A Defiant Self Portrait,” The Wall Street Journal, June 19

2009Iran Inside Out: Influences of Homeland and Diaspora on the Artistic Language of Contemporary Iranian Artists, Exhibition Catalog, published in conjunction with Iran Inside Out, Chelsea Art Museum, June

2009Horne, Sarah. “Politically Charged,” Canvas Magazine, Vol. 5 Issue 3, May – June

2009Robinson, W. “Chelsea Galleries to Havana, Cuba,” The Havana Times, March 24

2009“Nodjoumi on Display in New York,” Iran Times, March 13

2009“New York trifft Havana: Galerienbesuch auf Kuba,” Frankfurter Allgemeine Seitung, March 7

2009Hrbacek, Mary. “Nicky Nodjoumi: Priska C. Juschka Fine Art,” M Magazine, March

2009Kepler, Leo. “’Nicky Nodjoumi: The Formulaic Nature of Ap pearances’ at Priska C. Juschka Fine Art,” Gallery Crawl, We blog. March 8,

2009Chelsea Visits Havana, Exhibition Catalog, Fundacion Amistad, 2009

2009Ben-Haim, Tsipi. “Nicky Nodjoumi,” Yedioth Ahronoth, 2009

2008Halasa, Malu, Maziar Bahari. Transit Tehran: Young Iran and Its Inspirations, Garnet Publishing

2008Pollock, Barbara. “Art Review: Ardeshir Mohassess: Art and Sa tire in Iran,” Time Out New York, Issue 668, July 17-23

2008Rosenberg, Karen. “Art Review: Life in Iran, Etched with Suspi cion and Humor,” The New York Times, May 30

2008Berardi, Carlo, and Nima Sagharchi, eds. Conference of the Birds, Exhibition Catalog. London: Berardi & Sagharchi Projects, LTD

2006Kunz, Nicole. “Allegories Modernes et Peinture RItuelle,” Tri bune De Geneve, April, 19

2006Baker, R.C. “Nicky Nodjoumi,” Village Voice, February 1-7

2005Sidley, Kelly. “Nicky Nodjoumi,” Art in America, May

2005Berwick, Carly. “Reviews: New York, Nicky Nodjoumi,” Artnews, January

2004Reed, John. “Returning Cap’n Crunch to Politics,” Gay City News, November 18

2004Johnson, Ken. “Nicky Nodjoumi, Private Agenda,” The New York Times, November 12

2003Neshat, Shirin. “Nicky Nodjoumi,” Atlantica Revista de Arte Y Pensamiento, No. 35, Summer

2003Naves, Mario. “The Rich Rewards of Engagement with Dense, Demanding Work,” The New York Observer, February 2

2003Cotter, Holland. “Weekend Art Guide: Nicky Nodjoumi,” The New York Times, February 7

2003Cotter, Holland. “Art in Review: Nicky Nodjoumi,” The New York Times, January 31

2002Gilmore, Johnathan. “Nicky Nodjoumi at Stefan Stux,” Art in America, April

2002Portfolio, Nicky Nodjoumi: An Illustrator with a Burning Passion of Tough Brush Touches and Intuition,” Design Journal

2001“Art in Review: Nikzad Nodjoumi’s Paintings,” Persian Heritage, Vol. 6, No. 24, Winter

1984Klein Lee, Ellen. “Nicky Nodjoumi,” Arts Magazine, Apri

1983Rodriguez, Gino. “Nicky Nodjoumi in the Midst of Revolution,” Alternative Museum Calendar

1983Sadegh, Mina. “Contemporary Persian Painting, Contemporary Persian Art,” Pacific Asia Museum Calendar

1981McFadden, Sara. “The Museum and the Revolution,” Art in America, October

 

Exhibitions

10 Sep–23 Oct 2021

We The Witnesses

Nicky Nodjoumi

21 Nov–19 Jan 2020

Nicky Nodjoumi: New York Times Sketchbooks (1996–1999)

Nicky Nodjoumi

29 Oct–22 Dec 2022

1981

Nicky Nodjoumi