Art

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

Painting

Paintings of self-taught artists to go on display at Sa’dabad Palace

Sa’dabad Palace, which now serves as a museum, is to host an exhibition of paintings by self-taught artists.
Iranian Art-Enamel

Images of an old craft invented by Iranians

A craft as old as 5 millenniums still remains popular and magnificent.
sharq newspapaer-Simin Behbahani

Photoshopped sketch or photo?

A row over the copyright of a sketch image proves that professional ethics is essential to healthy competition.
By Monavar Ramezani

Iranian carpet-weaver replaces loom with canvas

Monavar Ramezani, a veteran Iranian carpet-weaver, takes up painting and proves successful in the new gig.
Hossein Soltani-paint-peyan-1

Paintings that are a nostalgia trip for many Iranians

A discontinued car model is a fixture of the paintings by young Iranian painter Hossein Soltani.
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.
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.
A photo by Gohar Dashti from her series “Today’s Life and War”

Iran anti-war photos exhibited in French museum

Iranian photographer Gohar Dashti’s works have been showcased at the anti-war photo exhibition in France.
Iran - Hormoz - GNAP

Hormuz Island to host next GNAP

Hormuz Island in the Persian Gulf will host the Global Nomadic Art Project (GNAP) in 2015, said an environmental artist.
Iran hand-woven carpets

Persian carpet registered as worldˈs intellectual property

Five brands of Iranian hand-woven carpets have been registered as the worldˈs intellectual property, the head of Iranˈs National Carpet Center announced.

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