The art of diplomacy: Getting Warhol and Picasso out of Tehran

CBC news | Nahlah Ayed, Stephanie Jenzer:

Less than a year after the landmark nuclear deal came into effect, Iran was on the verge of another unlikely diplomatic breakthrough. But these lesser-known Iran talks have led nowhere. And one of the country’s most powerful arsenals remains locked away deep in the bowels of a dimly lit state-owned building in Tehran, hidden from the world’s eyes. Some might call that a tragedy… Read more

Image: The Tehran Museum of Contemporary Art is home to iconic Warhols purchased under the guidance of Iran’s last empress, Farah Pahlavi, in the 1970s. (Kaveh Kazemi/Getty Images)