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Castello di Rivoli helps bring Afghan artist and curator to Italy

Italy has taken in the prominent Afghan artist and curator, Abdul Wasi Rahraw Omarzad, who founded in his home country a college for women artists. Omarzad fled Afghanistan with the help and support of officials at the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Italian Ministry of Culture, along with the Castello di Rivoli museum of contemporary art located near Turin. The Art Newspaper understands that Omarzad managed to flee Afghanistan with his family by land in recent weeks and arrived in Italy on Friday from a third country.
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