Hooshang’s ‘Equine Elegance’ added to museum collection

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“Equine Elegance,” a painting by Ruston artist Hooshang Khorasani, has been added to the permanent collection of the Union Museum of History and Art.


Union Museum of History of Art in Farmerville is pleased to announce that a painting by Hooshang Khorasani of Ruston is the first artwork to be placed in its permanent collection.  The 36-by-48-inch acrylic on canvas work, “Equine Elegance,” was part of the museum’s recent “For the Love of Horses” exhibit that kicked off the museum’s new, larger location at 211 N. Main Street.  

Jean Jones, vice chair of the board of directors, said, “We are truly honored to receive this magnificent painting from an artist of Hooshang’s caliber. It will hang with honor in Union Museum of History and Art not only as a display of enormous talent but also as an inspiration to budding artists.”  Historical items as well as paintings are being added to the museum’s permanent collection.

In an effort to help the museum in its fundraising efforts to purchase the building it has moved into, Hooshang is offering to continue donating to the museum 30 percent of any sales of his equine paintings through the end of the year.  To review available work, businesses and individuals can contact him at hooshangstudio@suddenlink.net or www.hooshangstudio.com.

Hooshang’s paintings are also included in the permanent collections of the American Saddlebred Museum in Lexington, Kentucky, and Lake County Museum of Art in Tavares, Florida.