Art

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

Islamic Art at Christie’s: From Miniature to Qajar Paintings

Islamic Art at Christie’s: From Miniature to Qajar Paintings

Several pieces of Islamic art will be put up for auction at Christie’s, London, on April 27.
World’s Prominent Painters Come Together in ‘Garden of Luminaries’

World’s Prominent Painters Come Together in ‘Garden of Luminaries’

Iran’s Aradman Publications has published a book titled “The Garden of Luminaries” which provides the readers with a different outlook on the patterns of diverse painting schools and styles of the world’s prominent painters.
Tehran Hosts Traditional Needlework Festival

Tehran Hosts Traditional Needlework Festival

Dozens of traditional works sewn by Iranian craftsmen were put on display in the first edition of a national needlework festival held in Tehran.
49 Works by 32 Iranian Artists at Christie's Dubai

49 Works by 32 Iranian Artists at Christie’s Dubai

An exhibition of 163 artworks by the most sought-after Iranian, Arab and Turkish artists will be held in Dubai March 16-18, and then auctioned on March 18 at Christie’s upcoming sale of modern and contemporary art in the Middle East.
Old Iranian Painting Repaired, Displayed in Tehran

Old Iranian Painting Repaired, Displayed in Tehran

An important artwork of the early 19th century has been put on display in a museum in Tehran after a difficult repair process.
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Iranian Calligrapher Receives French Legion of Honour

The Embassy of France in Tehran granted the French Legion of Honour to Gholam-Hossein Amirkhani, a well-known Iranian calligrapher.

A Tour of Art Galleries in Tehran

Year after year, the art galleries of Tehran become more prosperous. Iranian people are now more willing than ever to see art and buy gallery items.
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Winners of Fajr Int’l Theatre Festival Announced

The 35th edition of Fajr International Theatre Festival, Iran’s most prestigious theatre event, has announced its winners.
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Iranian Art and Culture Put on Display in Belarusian Capital

Over 100 artworks have been put on display in Minsk, the capital of Belarus, as part of the Iranian Art Exhibition that opened in the art gallery of University of Culture in Minsk on 30 January.
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Int’l Festival of Visual Arts Kicks Off in Tehran

The 9th edition of Fajr International Festival of Visual Arts opened on Sunday in Tehran at two venues, Niavaran Cultural Center and Tehran Museum of Contemporary Art, and will run through February 18.

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