- PBS Frontline Feature of Conference of the Birds painting by Laurie Blum
- United Nations Press Conference Webcast
Instructions: Scroll down and click on July 24, 2007 to see WebCast. (Requires Real Media player). You will need to download and install Real Player for the WebCast to work.
- News Brief Statement on Press Conference in UN Archives
- UN Press Conference Photos at Flickr.com
- National Arts Club show photos at Flickr.com
- Secret Beneath the Veil – Laurie Blum
NY Arts Magazine: Ever since I can remember, I have been fascinated with the mystique of Persia. I had no idea when I first set foot in Iran, that a paradise, profoundly rich and satisfying, was waiting for me. It is a country with deep reverence for family structure. Read More.
- Sacred Gardens – Shari Keller, Ph.D.
NY Arts Magazine: Gardens have always held a deep significance for Laurie Blum, as they had for the great Persian mystics whose poetic visions are memorialized in her paintings. Sacred Gardens Shari Keller, Ph.D. Read More.
- Birds of a Feather – Laurie Blum
NY Arts Magazine: While traveling in Iran, the American painter Laurie Blum set out to create her own unique Persian paintings drawing inspiration from the natural landscape. Read More.