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

World’s largest portrait painting workshop

Portrait Painting workshop dubbed “Flight 464” was held here on Imam Hossein Square in Tehran, on Friday, to eternal the faces of those killed...

Art project spotlights children of war

Iranian graphic designer Majid Abbasi Farahani initiated an art project to draw world attention to children as the main victims of wars and regional conflicts.
Tehran Museum of Contemporary Art

Iran Undecided about Exhibition of Its World-Class Artworks in Europe

Although anti-Iran sanctions are removed as per the nuclear deal between Iran and world powers, Tehran is still unsure whether to send some of its world-class artworks to Europe and display them in their museums.
Farshchian

Iran unveils new miniature paintings by Mahmoud Farshchian

Farshchian’s works have always been the most significant gifts I’ve ever offered to officials from other countries, Foreign Minister Zarif said during the unveiling ceremony.
Iranian Artists to Perform Islamic Passion Plays in Europe

Iranian Artists to Perform Islamic Passion Plays in Europe

The Iranian-Islamic mourning plays known as Ta'zieh is going to be performed in a number of German and Polish cities as of Thursday, October 5.
Frankfurt Book Fair

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.
Christie's 18th sale season

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

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

How Trees Show their Joy

In recent days, with spring arriving in full force, the Beautification Department of Tehran’s Municipality has displayed “trees of happiness” in the capital’s main...

Famous Artworks to Embellish Tehran for Second Year

Copies of famous works of art, including many by prominent Western and Iranian artists, will appear next week on billboards and tableaus across the capital city of Tehran.

Display of Louvre Museum World Masterpieces in Iran

The Head of Iran’s museums to IRNA: “For the very first time, there will be a significant exhibition of the Louvre Museum masterpieces in Iran.”

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