Art

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

Iranian Pupils Draw Paintings for Parentless Children

An exhibition of paintings drawn by little kids for unparented and neglected children was recently held in the Iranian capital, Tehran.

Iran Marks Red Cross Day by Creating Largest Peace Painting

A group of Iranian artists have created the country’s biggest peace painting to commemorate the World Red Cross and Red Crescent Day, May 8.

Iranian Artisan Uses Scrap Metal to Make Lovely Statues

Bahram Ashofteh, a highly talented Iranian craftsperson, has managed to turn scrap metal leftovers into very beautiful statues.

Tony Cragg Gifts Iran with His “Roots and Stones” Sculpture

The Tehran Museum of Contemporary Art (TMoCA) has unveiled a new sculpture titled ‘Roots and Stones’ gifted to the museum by the British-German artist Tony Cragg.

Serbia Keen to Promote Iranian Artworks: Minister

The Serbian minister of culture and information says he would like the people of his country to get more familiar with Iranian works of art.

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. 

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