Art

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

‘A Gallery as Big as a City’ in Tehran

IFP: Reproductions of art classics, including Leonardo da Vinci’s The Last Supper, Michelangelo’s Tomb of Giuliano de' Medici, Pieter Bruegel the Elder’s The Hunters...

German Artist Displays Hafez-Inspired Paintings in Shiraz

German artist Günther Uecker has opened an exhibition of his paintings in Iran’s southern city of Shiraz, all inspired by the sonnets of great Iranian poet, Hafez.

Meeting the Italian Artist who Writes Slogans on the Walls

These days, the street artist Luva Massironi - one of the pupils of the well-known visual artist Rammellzee, is a visiting guest at the 8thFadjr International Festival of Visual Arts.
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Tehran bids tearful farewell to pop singer Morteza Pashaei

A big, tearful funeral procession is held in Tehran for the famed Iranian musician, composer and pop singer, Morteza Pashaei.
Hossein Alizadeh

Iranian musician refuses French Chevalier of Legion of Honor

Hossein Alizadeh, a leading Iranian classical composer and musician, has refused to receive France’s Chevalier of Legion of Honor to be only known as an artist with no prestigious title.

Iranian House wins A’ Design Award 2015

Orsi Khaneh Residential Apartment, designed by Nima Keivani, has been awarded the Bronze A' Design Award Winner for Architecture, Building and Structure Design Category in 2015.
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Street theater festival, painting expo for the disabled (PHOTOS)

During the three-day festival 15 troupes made up of actors with disabilities performed in different locations across the capital and an expo of paintings was held.
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Iranian children to draw paintings for the disabled

Iranian children to draw paintings to show disability is no limit.

Artists Renovate Urban Spaces

The Tehran Beautification Organization is hosting the annual Baharestan event, showcasing some of Tehran's urban arts in springtime.
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Restored Sphere by Arnaldo Pomodoro is unveiled in a Tehran Museum

Organization of such a ceremony is a reflection of good relations between Iranian and Italian artists, said the director of Tehran Museum of Contemporary Art.

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