A recent article published by ARTnews reviews Dastan’s presentation of an intergenerational grouping of female Iranian artists spanning 100 years at Frieze New York 2023. The article reflects on how the presentation highlights the significance of women's rights and movements in Iran, particularly in light of the past year’s events. The gallery showcased works by Behjat Sadr, Farideh Lashai, Farah Ossouli, Bita Fayyazi, and Newsha Tavakolian, encompassing various styles and mediums. In the article, Mamali Shafahi, a director at Dastan, emphasizes the historical context of women's struggle for social change and the influential role these artists have played in their society.
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