Art

Painting, sculpture, installation, creativity – the latest news and stories from galleries and museums in Tehran and across Iran.

Iran’s Qajar Era Films to Be Restored in France

A collection of films belonging to the Qajar era found at Tehran's Golestan Palace are going to be sent to France for refurbishment, an Iranian official announced.

Tehran Hosting Exhibition of Andy Warhol’s Paintings

A photo exhibition entitled “Black and White” has opened at Tehran’s E1 Gallery to display the artworks by a number of acclaimed artists including Andy Warhol and Abbas Kiarostami.

Legendary Iranian Photographer Abbas Attar Dies at 74

The 74-year-old Iranian photographer Abbas Attar passed away in Paris on Wednesday.

Tehran Hosts Exhibition of Qajar Era Artworks

An exhibition of various works by prominent Iranian artists during the Qajar era has opened in Malek National Museum in capital Tehran.

Iranian Nomads’ Lifestyle Amazing: Italian Photographer

An Italian photographer, whose photos of nomadic lifestyle in Iran were recently put on a comparative display along with those taken from Italian nomads, has talked about how different and fascinating Iranian nomads are. 

Mashhad to Host Louvre Exhibit after End of Tehran Show

An exhibition of artworks on loan from the Louvre will be held in the city of Mashhad, northeastern Iran, after the end of the show in the capital Tehran, said a senior Iranian official.

Tehran Hosting Aldo Salucci’s “Underworld” Photo Exhibit

Acclaimed Italian photographer Aldo Salucci has held an exhibition in Tehran called “Underworld” under the auspices of Iranian Artists Forum and the Italian embassy in Tehran.

Iranian Works of Art Shine at Dubai Art Fair

Iranian artists made their presence felt at a major Dubai art event back in March, receiving compliments from visitors.

Iran’s Handicrafts in Photos: Ancient Art of Qalamkari

Qalamkari or Kalamkari is a beautiful type of hand-painted or block-printed cotton textile, mostly produced in Iran and India.

San’ati Museum in Tehran Home to 6,000 Art Pieces

Ali-Akbar San’ati Museum, a gallery of the Iranian maestro’s artworks, is located in a historic building in central Tehran belonging to the Qajar era.

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