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

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Iranian painter with no hands creates magnificent artworks

Azimi says he found it too challenging to put up with the difficult conditions at first, but with every passing day, he got better at using his toes to write and draw.

Artists in Mashhad transcribe holy Koran in Ramadan

A group of Artists has transcribed part of the holy Koran and Islamic Hadiths in the fasting month of Ramadan.
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Iranian Female Story Tellers at Frankfurt Book Fair

During the recent Frankfurt Book Fair, the Iranian story-telling tradition known as ‘Naghali’ was presented to the visitors by Iranian female Naghals.

Iranian Calligraphers Awarded at Turkish Event

Iranian calligrapher Javad Khuran received the special jury prize of $50,000, and Habib Ramezanpur won the $20,000 cash award in the Nasta’liq section, at the third Hilya International Calligraphy Award in Istanbul.

International festival of creativity in Islamic arts opens in Iran

An International Festival of Creativity and Innovation in Islamic Arts and Handicrafts has been held in the northwestern city of Tabriz.

All that unfolded on Ashura on one canvas (PHOTOS)

My goal was to make those who set their eyes on this painting ponder, says the painter.

Exhibition of 12 Female Iranian and Spanish Photographers in Madrid

12 well-known female photographers from Iran and Spain presented their work in a paired format, with pre-defined subjects, in the exhibition Parallel Perspectives . Iran-Spain : Photographs in the Mirror.
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Veteran Iranian Photographer Bichareh Dies in Los Angeles

Asghar Bichareh, perhaps the oldest photographer active in Iranian cinema, died on Saturday, June 11, in the US city of Los Angeles at the age of 89.
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Rainbow of Hope (PHOTOS)

Images of the largest water color workshop in the country featuring a 10-by-1 meter image of the capital in water color.

Tehran hosts Belgian pioneer artist’s works

A gallery in Tehran’s Museum of Contemporary Art has displayed conceptual art and paintings by Belgian artist Wim Delvoye. The following images have been released...

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