Art

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

Aydin Aghdashloo became a Knight in Silence

The French Embassy in Neauphle-le- Chateau Street in downtown Tehran on Jan. 12, 2016 played host to a ceremony awarding highest of the French government decoration, the Chevalier(Knight) to renowned Iranian Painter and art scholar Aydin Aghdashloo.

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...
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An Afghan janitor-turned-sculptor

Alikhan is a janitor in the capital and has been making sculptures for more than a decade.
Pasargad Bank Museum at Saba Museum

A tour of the largest private arts museum in Iran

Saba Museum owned by Pasargad Bank is home to precious works of arts.
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 to create first carpet village

Chaleshtar in the central district of Shahrekord, the provincial capital of Chaharmahal-Bakhtiari, is going to be home to Iran's first carpet village, says the head of Carpet Department at the provincial Industries, Mines and Commerce Organization.
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.

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