Art

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

Growing Popularity of Street Arts, Graffiti in Iran’s Bandar Abbas

Graffiti is referred to writings or drawings that have been scribbled, scratched, or painted illegally on a wall or other surface, often within public view.

Iranian Painter Uses Nails to Create Artwork on Violence against Children

Renowned Iranian painter and cartoonist Bozorgmehr Hosseinpour has used hundreds of nails provided by his fans to create an artwork on Universal Children’s Day.
Legendary Singer Holds Benefit Concert for Iran Quake-Hit People

Legendary Singer Holds Benefit Concert for Iran Quake-Hit People

Legendary Iranian vocalist, Shahram Nazeri, and the Kamkars, Iran’s leading Kurdish family music ensemble, joined together in a concert to raise funds for the victims of the deadly earthquake which shattered their homeland Kermanshah in western Iran.

Iranian Painter Depicting Loneliness in Wall Paintings

A little known Iranian painter is trying to illustrate the loneliness of man in his single-colour wall paintings.

Exhibition of Afghan Artworks Underway in Tehran

An exhibition showcasing works by Afghan artists has been underway in Tehran, drawing a considerable number of visitors.
Iran, Italy to Enhance Cooperation in Culture, Art

Iran, Italy to Enhance Cooperation in Culture, Art

Iranian and Italian officials have highlighted the necessity of working closer together in the fields of culture and art.
Tehran to Host First Visual Arts Exhibition of Afghan Artists

Tehran to Host First Visual Arts Exhibition of Afghan Artists

The first exhibition of visual artworks by Afghan artists is set to be held at Tehran’s Niavaran Cultural Centre.

Several Works by Iranian Artists Sold at Christie’s London

Iranian artworks at the Christie’s sales of ‘Middle Eastern, Modern and Contemporary Art’ and ‘Art of the Islamic and Indian Worlds’ fetched high prices.
Cartoonist Trying to Correct Misconceptions about Iranian Women

Cartoonist Trying to Correct Misconceptions about Iranian Women

On the sidelines of the First Art Festival of Farsi-speakers in Europe, the solo exhibition of Iranian cartoonistPante’aVaeznia will be held with the theme of ‘Women's rights in Iran’.
3 Afghan Sisters Exhibiting Surreal Artworks in Tehran9

3 Afghan Sisters Exhibiting Surreal Artworks in Tehran

Three young Afghan sisters have staged their third art exhibition in Tehran, putting on show their surreal and abstract artworks.

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