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From Iran, with love—an artist preserves a dying tradition

Bita Ghezelayagh's transporting exhibition at Leighton House is worth an hour of your time

By Sameer Rahim  

In a quiet corner of west London lies a jewel of a museum. Leighton House is the former home of the Victorian artist and collector Frederic, Lord Leighton. He was an orientalist of the old school, picking up treasures from the East on his travels to decorate his house. The remarkable Arab Hall,…

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