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Homeira Goldstein's "Create" Book Signing at Kazanjian Gem Gallery in Beverly Hills

Updated: Jan 29, 2023

Homeira Goldstein with her new book "Create" - Art, Food, Life

Beverly Hills, California, USA. 26th January, 2023. Homeira Goldstein, a multi-talented visionary, philanthropist, and avid supporter of the arts, released her new book "Create" - Art, Food, Life, at the Kazanjian Gem Gallery in Beverly Hills, California. The book is an artful reflection of her lifelong pursuit of creativity with inspiring stories about her background, and her love of art, food, and life. The event was hosted Kazanjian and Gail Bershon with hors d'oeuvres donated by Avra Beverly Hills and The Grill restaurant in Beverly Hills.

TV host Joey Zhou gets a book signed by Homeira Goldstein

Homeira Goldstein and TV host Joey Zhou

A descendent of the Qajar Royal Family in Middle East, Homeira Goldstein is a contemporary art collector, artist in vision and nature, and a multi-talented force dedicated to the arts. She has an unrivaled reputation for promoting art and culture in South Bay and the Greater Los Angeles areas, and has been instrumental in creating opportunities for artists using her expertise in business, education, and the international art world. She is Chairman of the Board for the Manhattan Beach Art Center and TIME4ART, an educational art foundation, and has served on the boards of many of the most prestigious arts and cultural organizations.  

Gail Bershon, one of the hosts of the event, gives an introduction on Homeira Goldstein

Homeira Goldstein gives a presentation about her book to the guests

Homeira Goldstein talks about the importance of creativity and her inspirations for writing the book

Homeira has viewed our society as transitioning from the information age into the imagination age. She feels that developing and exercising creative thinking is imperative to each individual as we seek inventive responses and solutions to the challenges we face in today's social and economic environment. A graduate of USC with a Master's degree in Accounting and Business, Homeira brings a strong business background to arts world and has been honored with awards for her accomplishments and dynamic leadership.

Homeira Goldstein (center) with guests and TV host Joey Zhou (R)

TV host Joey Zhou with LABA Blue-chip artist Jiannan Huang attending by video conference, and holding a copy of "See Beyond "magazine with Jiannan Huang featured on the front cover of the current January/February 2023 edition

LABA Blue-chip artist Jiannan Huang attended the event by video conference with TV host Joey Zhou giving him a tour of the gallery and book signing. Jiannan Huang is one of the world's finest artists, specializing in Western oil painting and Chinese ink. He is ranked third on the 2020 Hurun China Art List and 19th on the Hurun Global List with sales of $29 million. Jiannan holds several positions - Director of the Chinese Traditional Culture Promotion Association, member of the French National Artists Committee, art consultant for the World Low Carbon Cities Alliance, and France Jiny City Gold Medal Honorary Citizen. He was awarded the title of "Earl" by the Indonesian Royal Family and in 2021, he was given an honorary membership into the Royal Society of St. George (RSSG), California Branch. In 2022, he received the RSSG "Master of Arts" Award and the LABA Most Influential and Most Valuable Artist Award.

LABA Blue-chip artist Jiannan Huang at his art studio in Beijing, China

Kazanjian was founded in 1913 by the Kazanjian brothers, Harry and James. Harry, a Parisian trained lapidarist and James, an enthusiastic salesman, established a reputation for their knowledge and excellence of their stones and the superb quality of their cutting. Over the decades, the Kazanjian family and their team have defined a distinctive style of high-end craftsmanship and exquisite jewelry designs made of rare color combinations, exotic designs, and exceptional boutique items.

Douglas Kazanjian, President of Kazanjian, with TV host Joey Zhou

Guests enjoy the Kazanjian Gem Gallery and admire the jewelry pieces on display

Colorful and savory hors d'oeuvres were served

TV host Joey Zhou and Allen Roth of Sotheby's International Realty in Beverly Hills

TV host Joey Zhou

The Beverly Arts News is sponsored by JHSZ International Art Institute



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