Art

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

The wrinkled Mona Lisa on display in a Tehran gallery

Wrinkles are not a reflection of death, annihilation; rather they are a sure sign of life. They represent aging which is still beautiful.
Alireza Sami-Azar, a former director of Tehran Museum of Contemporary Art and a visual arts expert

Women helped develop arts

An Arts expert admits women have contributed a lot to the development of arts in post-revolution Iran.

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.

Tehran, Delhi to start cultural talks

Head of Islamic Culture and Relations Organization and General Director of Indian Council for Cultural Relations agreed on starting religious talks and holding cultural negotiations between Iran and India.
Master Mahmoud Farshchian, a world-famous Iranian painter

How humans react to art has nothing to do with nationality

Mahmoud Farshchian, a household name in Iranian painting, says nationality plays no role in the way people treat arts.

JCPOA sets the stage for Iran’s interaction with the rest of the world

The culture minister has said that the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action can prepare the ground for Iran to have interactions with the rest of the world in different areas such as culture and art.

Iran artworks sold at Christie’s Dubai Auction (Photos)

Iranian artworks are sold 100 percent at the 2015 Christie’s Dubai Auction.

‘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...

“Made in Iran” Cartoon Festival Wraps Up in Tehran

The winners of the cartoon section of “Made in Iran” National-Cultural Festival were announced.
London, Rome, Tehran, Amsterdam Theater

London, Rome, Tehran, Amsterdam to go to Europe

London, Rome, Tehran, Amsterdam, a joint production of Iran and the Netherlands which is on stage in Iran, will have performances in Europe in 2015.

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