Art

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

Kurdish Artist Buries His Sculpture of Renowned Poet

An Iranian-Kurdish sculptor buried a statue he had made of a famous Kurdish poet, after municipal officials refused to install it in the western...

Iran Artists Forum signs MoU with Austrian counterpart

Iran Artists Forum signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Austrian House of Artists in a bid to promote cultural and artistic cooperation at the international level.

‘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.
Iranian Artworks

Iran takes back purchased artworks from US after nearly 40 years

Ten of the 14 pieces were drawn by late Michael Graves and the remaining four by Robert A. M. Stern, both highly acclaimed American architects.

Culture Minister Asks Justice Ministry to Help Protect Copyright Law

Minister of Culture and Islamic Guidance Ali Jannati has asked the Ministry of Justice to help protect the copyright law in the country.
Aghdshlou

The man of art moves on and leaves the past behind

A solo exhibition last year by Aydin Aghdashloo pulled in a big crowd of his fans, young and old alike, who stood in long lines for hours to watch his great works.

Iran Travel Photo Award 2016 calls for entries

The third round of Iran Travel Photo Award to be held in the city of Shiraz is calling for submissions from all interested Iranian and non-Iranian photographers.
Ali Jannati

Culture minister condoles with nation on demise of pop singer

Ali Jannati has extended his heartfelt condolences on the untimely demise of Iranian pop singer Morteza Pasha’ie.

Photography: Another of Abbas Kiarostami’s Skills

Eight years ago Kiarostami broke the record for the most expensive photo in the Middle East with a snowy scene. Although he is known to the world for his unique cinema and varied movies, he manages to expose a different side of himself through his photography.

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